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Held IRED 2014 International Conference on Smart Communities

November 20, 2014

From November 17 to 20, NEDO held the IRED* 2014 international conference on smart communities at the Kyoto International Conference Center. To begin the conference, NEDO Chairman Kazuo Furukawa greeted the attendees, saying "I hope that this presentation and exchange of international results will lead to new efforts."

IRED 2014 marked the first time the conference was held in Asia, and there were over 300 participants from roughly 30 countries, including people involved in government, academia and industry.

*IRED: International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources

  • Chairman Furukawa at the podium
    Greeting by Chairman Furukawa
  • Sight of the convention hall
    Scene of conference