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Renewable Energy Institute

Renewable Energy Institute

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International Conference
REvision 2016 Realizing the Opportunities

Time/Date: 10:00-18:20, Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Latest Program:

◆ 10:00-11:00 Opening Session
Moderator: Tomas Kåberger, Chair of Executive Board, JREF

Keynote Speeches
The Emerging Electricity Revolution
 Amory Lovins, Cofounder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute
China: The Speed of Renewables Expansion
 Li Junfeng, Director General, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation

◆ 11:00-12:30 Session 1: Renewable Energy Increasingly Meeting Energy Demand
Moderator: Ali Izadi-Najafabadi, Head of Japan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

RE development in developing countries and the role of public sector
 Gevorg Sargsyan, Global Lead for Clean Energy, World Bank
US Renewable Energy: Increasing Capacity – Reducing Costs
 Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
India: Emerging as a Renewable Energy Giant
 Jasmeet Khurana, Associate Director, Bridge to India
Germany: On Track to a Successful Energiewende
 Martha Ekkert, Deputy Head of Division “International and External Energy Policy, Multilateral Cooperation in Energy, Energy Cooperation with Industrialized Countries”

◆ 14:00-15:00 Session 2: Domestic Renewables Expansion
Moderator: Teruyuki Ohno, Executive Director, JREF

New Financial Trends in Power Markets
 Tim Buckley, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Towards Further Growth of PV
 Masaaki Kameda, Secretary General, Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association
New Visions to Accelerate Deployment of Wind Energy
 Manabu Takamoto, President, Japan Wind Power Association
Global Warming and Renewable Energy – From the Business Perspectives
Seiya Yamazaki, Manager, Corporate Environmental Strategy Unit Fujitsu Limited

◆ 15:10-16:30 Session 3: Providing New Policy Dynamics for RE
Moderator: Mika Ohbayashi, Director, JREF

Recent Developments in Japanese Energy Policies
Toshimitsu Fujiki, Director-General, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department,
   Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Solar PV Opportunities and Policy Barriers
 Jeremy Leggett, Founding Director, Solarcentury
Germany: New RE Policies and their Perspectives
 Dimitri Pescia, Senior Associate European Energy Cooperation, Agora Energiewende
Policies for Efficient Utilization of Wind Energy
 Klaus Rave, Chairman, Global Wind Energy Council

◆ 16:50-18:10 Session 4: New Role of Japan’s Power Market
Moderator: Hiroshi Takahashi, Professor, Tsuru University

TSOs Business in Germany and the Integration of RE – Viewpoint of a Regulatory Authority
 Nadia Horstmann, Department “International Relations/Postal Regulation”, BNetzA
Grid Operation Business in China and the Integration of RE
Shouhe Zhao, Chief Representative, Japan Representative Office, State Grid Corporation of China
New Era for Japan’s Power
 Hisahito Endo, Executive President, Organization for Cross-Regional Coordination of Transmission Operators, Japan
Grid Operations by TEPCO and the Acceptance of RE – Perspectives and Challenges
 Hiroshi Okamoto, Managing Executive Officer, President of TEPCO Research Institute

◆ 18:10-18:20 Closing Remarks Takejiro Sueyoshi, Vice-Chair of Executive Board, JREF