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About NEDO

Mission of NEDO

■ Addressing energy and global environmental problems

 NEDO actively undertakes the development of new energy (e.g., photovoltaic, wind power, biomass and waste, geothermal power, thermal utilization and full cells) and energy conservation technologies, verification of technical results, and introduction and dissemination of new technologies (e.g., support for introduction). Through these efforts, NEDO promotes greater utilization of new energy and improved energy conservation. NEDO also contributes to a stable energy supply and the resolution of global environmental problems by promoting the demonstration of new energy, energy conservation and environmental technologies abroad based on knowledge obtained from domestic projects.

■ Enhancing industrial technology

 With the aim of raising the level of industrial technology, NEDO pursues research and development of advanced new technology. Drawing on its considerable management know-how, NEDO carries out projects to explore future technology seeds as well as mid- to long-term projects that form the basis of industrial development. It also supports research related to practical application.

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Last Updated : August 13, 2014