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2018/07/24

Mr. Taisaku Hiraki, as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary of Cabinet Office, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Reconstruction Visited Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST.

On Tuesday July 24, 2018, Taisaku Hiraki, as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary of Cabinet Office, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Reconstruction toured Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture.
First, Tesuhiko Kobayashi, Vice-President of AIST, spoke Welcome remarks and introductory overviews of AIST. Masaru Nakaiwa, Director-General of FREA, spoke introductory overviews of FREA. 
After that, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki proceeded to laboratory tour. A local company (Kankyo System Yamano Co., Ltd.) explained their products which developed through the Promoting Technologies Program invented by Industry in Disaster Areas in Tohoku*. Hirohide Furutani, Director of the Renewable Energy Research Center, explained various research themes in the Renewable Energy Demonstration Field and the Energy Control Building.
*We provide support for commercializing renewable energy related technologies and know-how held by companies located in the three prefectures struck by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate prefectures).  (*This site is available only in Japanese.)

Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki (center) listening to an explanation of a product developed by a local company. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki (center) listening to an explanation in the Energy Control Building.
Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki (center) listening to an explanation of a product developed by a local company. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiraki (center) listening to an explanation in the Energy Control Building.