Watch this recorded webinar to learn about the recent changes towards pro-wind energy in Japan and the possibility for UK companies to get involved in wind energy projects.
The Great East Japan earthquake and the subsequent incident at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011 have brought about big discussions on Japanese energy policy among both the government and the public.
About 50 nuclear power plants in Japan are still under suspension. The current government have proposed the increasing of renewable energy in their long term energy plan and have introduced a new Feed in Tariff scheme. Among several available options of renewable resources Japan has a huge potential for wind power energy, including off shore wind.
The speaker will talk about the current wind power projects in Japan, including the feature of off shore wind projects, and will touch on how UK companies might be able to get involved in these projects in Japan.
The webinar is hosted by Matthew Matsumoto-Prouten, Head of the Manufacturing & Industrial Team at UKTI Japan, and Richard Oppenheim, Head of Energy and Climate Change at British Embassy Tokyo
The speaker is Mr Yukinobu Uchida, Country Manager of Garrad Hassan Japan. He is also one of the members of Japan Wind Power Association, and will share his experience and expertise in the wind energy industry in Japan.
UK companies in the renewable industry, especially wind power, who would like to expand their business into Japan. Companies with new products for the sector or products currently used in the UK sector that are suitable for export are welcome.
Benefits of Watching
Viewers will be able to learn about the recent changes towards pro-wind energy in Japan, its background, and the possibility for UK companies to get involved in wind energy projects in Japan.
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This webinar was recorded on 18 December 2014.