April 24


EU –Japan Energy Business Seminar

On the occasion of the EU-Japan Energy Policy Dialogue held in Tokyo jointly by the Japanese Government and the European Commission, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation organized a side event, bringing together Japanese and European energy business people to discuss about the possibility of future cooperation in the field of hydrogen and offshore wind power system.


(Moderator: Akira YABE, Dr. Eng. Director General, Technology Strategy Center, NEDO)

14.30 Welcoming remarks
Dr. Philippe de Taxis du Poet, EU-side General Manager, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Mr. Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Deputy Director General, Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER), European Commission
Mr. Atsushi Taketani, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE), METI

14.45 Panel Discussion: Enhancement of the production and use of sustainable hydrogen
 14:45-15:35 Presentations
 15:35-15 :55 Panel discussion

Participants :
Mr. Fumiyuki Yamane, Group Manager, Power-to-Gas Business Development Group, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
Dr. Koichi Izumiya, General Manager, Global Environment Protecting Technology Development & Business Promotion Department, Hitachi Zosen Corporation
Mr. Satoshi Tanimura, Chief Engineer, Gas Turbine Technology & Products Integration Division, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd.
Mr. Hiroki Hirai, Business Development Manager New Energy, Shell Japan, Ltd.
Mr Ewald Perwög, MPREIS Warenvertriebs GmbH

15.55 Coffee break

16.20 Panel Discussion: Development in offshore wind power system
 16:20-17:30 Presentations
 17:30-17:50 Panel discussion

Mr. Koichi Hayama, Manager, Stakeholder Relations, Strategy, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Japan, Ltd.
Mr. Koji Wakabayashi, Head, Global Renewable IPP Team No.3, Sumitomo Corporation
Mr. Eric Antoons, CEO, Parkwind
Mr. Hans-Christoph Brumberg, Director, Business Development and Execution APAC, WPD
Mr. Matthias Bausenwein, President Asia Pacific, Ørsted
Mr. Barrie Robertson, Head of Investment Asia Pacific, Offshore Wind, Innogy Renewables
Mr. Stéfan Le Dû, Sustainable Development Councilor, Embassy of France

17.50 Concluding statements and remarks
Mr. Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Deputy Director General, Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER), European Commission
Mr. Masashi Hoshino, Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE), METI

18.00 Networking reception

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