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Launch of Japan-U.S. Collaborative Smart Grid Project in Los Alamos, New Mexico

September 27, 2012

 Project facilities in Los Alamos, New Mexico, for the Japan-U.S. Collaborative Smart Grid Project, a joint effort being carried out by NEDO and the State of New Mexico government and other participants, has been completed and a ceremony was held on September 17 (local date)  before starting full-scale operation.
 During the ceremony, NEDO Chairman Furukawa stated NEDO's intention to successfully complete the project by further enhancing cooperation between Japan and the U.S., leading to the solution for the global energy and environmental issues.

 The ceremony was attended by 270 personnel from relevant organizations and companies including NEDO Chairman Furukawa, Mr. Norio Sasaki, President and CEO of Toshiba Corporation, Mr. Tatsumi Maeda, Executive Vice President of KYOCERA Corporation, Governor Susana Martinez and Congressman Ben Ray Luján of the state of New Mexico, Ms. Sharon Stover, Council Chair of Los Alamos County, and Dr. Charles F. McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • People lined up in front of the camera
    Project participants in front of the Smart House
  • Sight of the project site
    PV panels at the demonstration site