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Meeting with Interim Director-General Adnan Amin of IRENA and Participation in World Future Energy Summit 2011

January 20, 2011

  NEDO particpated in World Future Energy Summit 2011, the "world’s foremost and must-attend annual meeting for the renewable energy and environment industry" held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from January 17 to 20 , 2011.

  During the exhibition on the 18th, NEDO had an opportunity to have a meeting with Mr. Adnan Amin, Acting Interim Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). At the meeting, NEDO President Fukumizu and Mr. Amin exchanged opinions from various viewpoints regarding possible future collaborative activities between NEDO and IRENA in accelerating the dissemination of renewable energy source utilization.

  IRENA, established in January 26, 2009, is an international institution, whose mission include the "promotion of the widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms or renewable energy." Japan became the member state in June 29, 2009. NEDO, who has been promoting the development of various renewable energy-related technologies, will further explore the possibilities to collaborate with IRENA in a wide scope of fields including not only technology development but also human resource development.

  • World Future Energy Summit 2011
    NEDO booth at World Future Energy Summit 2011