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2012 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo

August 23, 2012

 Mr. Hideo Hato, President of NEDO, on August 13, attended 2012 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo held in Hawaii to deliver a keynote lecture introducing NEDO's smart community demonstration project, which is being conducted in Maui under the Japan-U.S. Cooperation on Clean Energy Technologies Action Plan, as a project which could serve as an effective model for the world, and punctuating the significance of the demonstration subjects which include verification of the function and role of electric vehicles not only as a means of transportation but also a valid system which bolsters renewable energy introduction.
 In addition, President Hato engaged in opinion exchange with representatives from the state government and relevant organizations including Hawaii's Governor Neil Abercrombie.

  • NEDO President Hato at the podium
    NEDO President Hato delivering a keynote lecture
  • Governor of the State of Hawaii and NEDO President
    Governor Neil Abercrombie of the State of Hawaii (left), NEDO President Hato (right)