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2019/10/18

Report on the 2019 Renewable Energy Workshop ‘’Renewable Energy Technobridge in NIIGATA” held September 12th-13th

The Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST (FREA) held the 2019 Renewable Energy Workshop ‘’Renewable Energy Technobridge in NIIGATA” at Toki Messe in Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture on September 12th-13th, 2019, with 134 attendees. At the entrance of Toki Messe, two fuel cell vehicles were exhibited and attracted the attention of visitors.
 
Ryoji Chubachi, President of AIST, gave welcome remarks as an opening, talked by Atsuo Tamura, Director of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Department of Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI-Kanto). The keynote presentation entitled “To build a ‘Hydrogen Society’ -Toshiba’s efforts-“was given by Hiroyuki Ota, Director of the Hydrogen Energy Business Division of Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, and  Shoichi Kakuhari, Manager of the New Energy Resources Development , Department of Industry and Labor, Niigata Prefectural Government delivered a speech entitled “Approach of prefecture for Renewable Energy and the field of Next Generation Energy”.  As a case study in a neighboring prefecture, Yasuhiro Hattori, Managing Director of EnergyAgency. FUKUSHIMA, introduced ‘’Initiatives for activities and commercialization of Fukushima Renewable Energy Research Association’.
 
From FREA, Dr. Masaru Nakaiwa, Director-General, spoke introductory overviews of FREA, and Dr. Hirohide Furutani, Director of the Renewable Energy Research Center explained the latest achievements in research and development .  From each team, Dr. Tetsuya Namba, Chief Senior Researcher, Hydrogen Energy Carrier Team, gave a speech entitled  “CO2 free ammonia synthesis technology and deployment to power generation systems”, Dr. Tetsuya Kogaki, Leader of Wind Power Team, presented “Wind power generation technology for full-scale offshore development”, and Dr. Yohei Uchida, Leader of Shallow Geothermal & Hydrogeology, presented “New knowledge of geothermal use utilizing regional characteristics”.
 
We sincerely thank all the participants, and look forward meeting again next year.
 
*1 Exhibited two fuel cell vehicles
   ・Toyota “MIRAI”:Owned by FREA(phote: back)
   ・HONDA “ CLARITY FUEL CELL”:Owned by Niigata prefecture(phote: front)
 
*Japanese site only

Program(pdf:883KB)
                                                                                                                                                                                                
AIST中鉢理事長による挨拶 関東経済産業局田村氏による挨拶
Ryoji Chubachi, President of AIST Director of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Dept of METI-Kanto
概要説明(FREA中岩所長) 基調講演(東芝エネルギーシステムズ大田氏)
Dr. Masaru Nakaiwa, Director-General of FREA Hiroyuki Ota, Director of the Hydrogen Energy Business Division of Toshiba
新潟県覚張氏 展示パネル会場
Shoichi Kakuhari, Manager of the New Energy Resources Development , Niigata Prefecture
 Exhibition panel venue
講演会場風景 講演会場(ご来場者)
Lecture venue
Audience in venue
幹部面談風景 燃料電池車
Interview between our senior management and 3 companies in Niigata *1 Fuel cell vehicle exhibition