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Ceremony held for Commencement of Lyon Smart Community Demonstration Project

October 15, 2013

 A ceremony was held on October 14, 2013 in the eco-district of La Confluence, Lyon to commemorate the launch of solar energy powered Electric vehicles (EVs) sharing service ("SUNMOOV"), which is part of NEDO's "Lyon Smart Community" demonstration project.
 NEDO Chairman Furukawa greeted at the ceremony stating that the significance of the project is found in the demonstration of the state-of-the-art technology in France through environmentally-advanced France-Japan bilateral collaboration and the deployment of such technology as a global model case.    
 The ceremony was attended by NEDO Chairman Furukawa,  Mr. Gérald Collomb, President of Grand Lyon and about 100 personnel from relevant organizations, companies and project participants from Japan and France.

  • NEDO Chairman President of Grand Lyon
    NEDO Chairman Furukawa (right) and Mr. Gérald Collomb, President of Grand Lyon (left)
  • Scene of the ceremony
    Ceremony for launching “SUNMOOV”, part of NEDO’s Lyon Smart Community” demonstration project