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Commencement Ceremony Held for Start of Demonstration Operation of Redox Flow Battery Project in California of the United States

March 21, 2017

A commencement ceremony to mark the start of demonstration operation of the Demonstration Project for Validation of Redox Flow Battery Performance in California was held on March 16 (local time) at the San Miguel Substation of San Diego Gas & Electric. Mr. Makoto Watanabe, Executive Director of NEDO; Mr. Junji Itoh, Managing Director of Sumitomo Electric Co., Ltd.; Ms. Caroline A. Winn, Chief Operating Officer of SDG & E; Mr. David Hochschild, Commissioner of the California Energy Commission; and Mr. Sid Voorakkara, Deputy Director of the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development participated in the ceremony. Consul General Mr. Akira Chiba of the Consulate-General of Japan in Los Angeles also attended.

  • Executive Director Watanabe
    Executive Director Makoto Watanabe giving speech
  • Scene of the ribbon-cutting ceremony
    Ribbon-cutting ceremony