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Report on the "Smart Community Summit 2017"

July 11, 2017

On June 8 and 9, NEDO and Japan Smart Community Alliance (JSCA) co-hosted the "Smart Community Summit 2017" at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center).

Many leading experts from the US, Europe and Japan gathered to provide information and exchange opinions from a wide range of perspectives on the energy system that is dramatically transforming on a global scale, and new business to address the change.

The summit was attended by many participants who asked questions actively and ended successfully.

NEDO will continue providing the latest information on smart community for a greater understanding while pursuing a deeper level of communication.

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June 8th (Thurs.)

Opening Remarks / Guest Speech

Presentation / Speaker
Mr. Kazuo Furukawa
Chairman, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Mr. Kenichiro Yamanishi
Chairman, Japan Smart Community Alliance; Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Mr. Toshimitsu Fujiki
Director-General, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
photo of NEDO/Mr. Kazuo Furukawa photo of JSCA/Mr. Kenichiro Yamanishi photo of METI/Mr. Toshimitsu Fujiki
NEDO/Mr. Kazuo Furukawa JSCA/Mr. Kenichiro Yamanishi METI/Mr. Toshimitsu Fujiki

Keynote Lecture: Overview and Latest Topics Related to Energy Systems in Europe, U.S. and Japan

Moderator
Mr. Yoji Arikura, Director General, Smart Community Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Presentation / Speaker Presentaion material
Japanese English Video
Project SuSTAINABLE and Emerging Energy System Topics in Europe
Dr. Kai Strunz
Professor, Technische Universität Berlin; Chair of Sustainable Electric Network and Sources of Energy School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
pdf
(7.0MB)
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Overview and Latest Topics Related to Energy Systems in the U.S.
Mr. James Reilly
Principal Consultant, Reilly Associates
pdf
(2.7MB)
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Trend of International Standardization of Energy System in Japan (Direction of International Smart Grid International Standardization in Japan and Activities of JSCA)
Dr. Tadahiro Goda
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University; Chair, International Standardization Working Group, JSCA
pdf
(2.7MB)
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photo of NEDO/Mr. Yoji Arikura photo of Dr. Kai Strunz photo of Mr. James Reilly photo of Dr. Tadahiro Goda
NEDO/Mr. Yoji Arikura Dr. Kai Strunz Mr. James Reilly Dr. Tadahiro Goda

Session 1: Countermeasures for PV

Moderator
Mr. Nobuaki Yoshikawa, Director General, Smart Community Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Presentation / Speaker Presentaion material
Japanese English Video
PV in Japan, Current Status and the Way to Go
Mr. Takeaki Masukawa
Secretary General, Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association
pdf
(2.7MB)
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Current State of the Renewable Energy in Kyushu Electric Power and Our Future Plan
Mr. Masakazu Hongo
Deputy General Manager, Chief Manager of Power System Planning Group, Transmission & System Operation Division, Power Transmission & Distribution Company, Kyushu Electric Power CO., INC.
pdf
(3.0MB)
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EV Contributing to Integration of RE
Mr. Fumitoshi Emura
Division Manager, Global Project Promotion Division and IoT Business Promotion Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
NEDO's Approaches to Address Issues of Grid Destabilization Associated with Renewable Energy
Dr. Kei Hosoi
Director General, Smart Community Department, Electricity Storage Technology Development Division, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
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NEDO/ Mr. Nobuaki Yoshikawa Mr. Takeaki Masukawa Mr. Masakazu Hongo
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Mr. Fumitoshi Emura NEDO/ Dr. Kei Hosoi  

June 9th (Fri.)

Session 2: New Energy Business Players

Moderator
Dr. Satoshi Morozumi, Director General, Smart Community Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Presentation / Speaker Presentaion material
Japanese English Video
Aggregation Business Framework
Dr. Yasuhiro Hayashi
Dean, Advanced Collaborative Research Organization for Smart Society(ACROSS), Waseda University; Chair, Smart House & Building Working Group, JSCA
pdf
(4.2MB)
Transactive Energy and Community Microgrids via Blockchain Technology
Mr. Scott Kessler
Director, Business Development LO3 Energy
pdf
(1.7MB)
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NEDO's Activities Related to Resource Aggregation
Mr. Kazuyuki Takada
Director, Smart Community Department New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
pdf
(2.6MB)
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NEDO/ Dr. Satoshi Morozumi Dr. Yasuhiro Hayashi Mr. Scott Kessler NEDO/ Mr. Kazuyuki Takada

Special Lecture

Presentation / Speaker Presentaion material
Japanese English Video
Smart Grid in Latin America, Opportunities and Challenges
Mr. Oscar Miranda
Co-Founder & Chairman Smart Grid México & LATAM Smart Community Alliance
pdf
(2.7MB)
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Mr. Oscar Miranda

Session 3: Energy Demand and Smart Community Projects in Emerging Markets

Moderator
Mr. Kazuhiko Akashi, Director, Smart Community Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Presentation / Speaker Presentaion material
Japanese English Video
Outlook for Energy Market in Asia (India and ASEAN)
Mr. Shigeru Suehiro
Manager, Econometric and Statistical Analysis Group (ESA), Energy Data and Modelling Center (EDMC), The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
pdf
(1.1MB)
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Implementation of Putrajaya Green City 2025: Putra-NEDO EV Bus Demonstration Project
Mr. Azhar Othman
City Planner, Putrajaya Corporation
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(1.6MB)
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Progress and Update of Demonstration Project for Smart Communities in Indonesian Industrial Park
Mr. Kohei Kono,
General Manager, Infrastructure Plant Business Department, Sumisho Machinery Trade Corporation
pdf
(4.0MB)
Issues of the Transmission and Distribution System Market in India
Mr. Masakazu Sato
Director, THE Power Grid Solution Ltd.
Platform of R&D, Test and Certification for High Penetration and Expansion of Role of DER
Mr. Kenji Otani
Leader, Energy Network Team, Renewable Energy Research Center, Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
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(4.2MB)
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NEDO/ Mr. Kazuhiko Akashi Mr. Shigeru Suehiro Mr. Azhar Othman
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Mr. Kohei Kono Mr. Masakazu Sato Mr. Kenji Otani

Panel Discussion: Issues and Solutions for Entering the Infrastructure Business Market in Asia

Panelist Video
Moderator
Mr. Kazuhiko Akashi, Director General, Smart Community Department
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Panelists
Mr. Shigeru Suehiro, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Mr. Hiroya Ono, Chief Officer, Smart Community Department, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Mr. Masao Nakamura, Staff Manager, Power & Energy Management Department, Energy Management Division, Power Electronics Systems Business Group, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
Mr. Kenji Otani, Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
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Panel discussion

Closing Remarks

Presentation / Speaker
Mr. Makoto Watanabe
Executive Director, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
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NEDO/ Mr. Makoto Watanabe

Contact Information

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