Major Activities

1.Implementation of Renewable Energy International Conference in Japan - every four years

Yr 2006 Yr 2010
Name RE2006
International Conference
RE2010
International Conference
Opening Dates 9-13 October 27June-2July
Venue Makuhari Messe Pacifico Yokohama
Participants 1,063/55Countries 1,359/66Countries
Papers(Presentation) 663(641) 986(887)
Participants
In Workshops
3,108 3,580
Reference PDF
Organization Chart
RENEWABLE ENERGY 2010 Digest Report

RE2010 Communique
Yr 2014 Yr 2018
Name Grand RE2014
International Conference
Grand RE2018
International Conference
Opening Dates 27July-1 Aug 17-22 June
Venue Tokyo Big Sight Pacifico Yokohama
Participants 1,357/48Countries
Papers(Presentation) 974(892)
Participants
In Workshops
1,340
Reference Grand Renewable Energy 2014 Digest Report

GRE2014 Communique

* Proceedings provided by the Grand RE2014 International Conference Organizing Committee are shifted to JCRE for surveillance.

2.Implementation of Renewable Energy International Exhibition in Japan-every year, including Forums

Yr2006 Yr2007 Yr2008 Yr2009 Yr2010 Yr2011
Name The 1st The 2st The 3st The 4st The 5st The 6st
Opening Dates 11-13
October
10-12
October
30July
-1Aug.
24-26
June
30June
-2July
5-7
December
Venue Makuhari
Messe
Makuhari
Messe
Tokyo
Big Sight
Makuhari
Messe
Pacifico
Yokohama
Makuhari
Messe
Participants 20,203 16,390 45,547 50,076 44,290 37,594
No of JCRE Forums
& Participants
International
Conference
9 &
1,160
9 &
1,167
9 &
1,231
International
Conference
11 &
1,097
Yr2012 Yr2013 Yr2014 Yr2015 Yr2016 Yr2017
Name The 7st The 8st The 9st The 10st The 11st The 12st
Opening Dates 5-7
December
24-26
July
27 July-
1 Aug
29-31
July
29 June-
1 July
-
Venue Makuhari
Messe
Tokyo
Big Sight
Tokyo
Big Sight
Tokyo
Big Sight
Tokyo
Big Sigh-
-
Participants 42,505 38,367 44,210 - - -
No of JCRE Forums
& Participants
9 &
1,004
10 &
1,124
International
Conference
10 (Planned)
-
-
-
-
-

* From Year 2008, Renewable Energy Exhibition was jointly organized in same venue with "PV Japan".

3.Network Activity in each 12 area based on Technology written below

Skillful academia and researchers in each area have periodical communication centering the leader and co-leader to exchange hot informative technology, or to have meeting / conference.

Area L: Leader, CL: Co-Leader Category in Technology

1.Policy & Concept

L

Kazuhiko Ogimoto

Professor, the University of
Tokyo

CL

Takeyoshi Kato

Associate Professor, Nagoya
University

CL

Masahiro Nishio

Director, Assistant to the Policy
Offeicer in Cabinet Office

Scenario, Policy Instrument, National Actions, Financing, CDM, Regulatory Issues, R&D Policies, Energy Technology Load Map, Integrate Concept and RE Society, New business model for RE World, International Cooperation, Collaboration

2.Photovoltaic

L

Shigeru Niki

Director-General, Research
Center for Photovoltaic
Technologies, AIST

CL

Shinji Wakao

Professor, Waseda University

CL

Hiroshi Segawa

Professor, the University of
Tokyo

Fundamentals, Novel Materials and Devices, Cry tal Silicon, Solar Cells and Modules, Thin Film Silicon Modules, II-IV Thin Film and III-V Cells, Module and Space Applications, Terrestrial Systems, Application and Reliability

3.Solar Thermal
Applications

L

Atsushi Akizawa

Professor, Tokyo University
of Agriculture and Technology

CL

Kotaro Tanaka

Professor, Shibaura Institute of
Technology

Solar Thermal Collector, Solar based Heat Pump Technology, Solar power generation, Thermal Energy Storage, Solar Thermally driven Processes, Hydrogen Production, Desalination

4.Innovative
Bioclimatic Architecture

L

Mitsuhiro Udagawa

Professor emeritus,
Kogakuin University

Green Building, Passive Bio-Architecture, Zero Energy Buildings, Comfort and Indoor Climate, Elements and Materials, Improvement and Activation, Evaluation, Simulation

5.Wind Energy

L

Yutaka Hasegawa

Professor, Nagoya Institute of
Technology

CL

Tetsuya Kogaki

Director, Turbo Machine Group
of Energy Technology
Research Institute, AIST

CL

Junji Kondo

Associate Professor, Tokyo
University of Science

CL

Makoto Iida

Associate Professor, the
University of Tokyo

Wind Power National Program, Planning, Wind Resources & Forecasting, Technology and Development, Offshore Wind Power, Small and Hybrid System, Trading, Marketing and Social Issues

6.Biomass

L

Kinya Sakanishi

Deputy Director General,
International Affairs Division of
Research and Innovation
Promotion HQ, AIST

CL

Yukihiko Matsumura

Professor, Hiroshima University

CL

Takuyuki Yoshioka

Associate Professor, Nihon
University

CL

Tohru Nagao

Project Coordinator, Research
and Planning Center, New
Energy Foundation

Bio-ethanol, Bio-fuel, Bio-materials, BDF, Gasification, BTL, Pyrolysis, Anaerobic Digestion, Carbon Neutrality, Forestry, Sustainability

7.Hydrogen
& Fuel Cells

L

Etsuo Akiba

Professor, Kyushu University

CL

Masayoshi Ishida

Professor, Tsukuba University

CL

Shigenori Mitsushima

Professor, Yokohama National
University

CL

Tomohide Satomi

Director, Fuel Cell
Commercialization Conference of
Japan

CL

Hirohude Furutani

Director, Planning Office of
Energy Technology Research
Institute, and Deputy
Director-General of RE Research
Institute, AIST

Technology and Fabrication, FC Power Plants, FC for Transportation, Hydrogen Production, Hydrogen Supply and Storage, Hydrogen End-Use Technology, Hydrogen Energy System, Electrochemical Storage

8.Ocean Energy

L

Yasuyuki Ikegami

Professor, Saga University

CL

Yusaku kyozuka

Professor, Kyushu University

CL

Tomoki Ikoma

Associate Professor,
Nihon University

CL

Takeaki Miyazaki

Special Assigned Researcher,
the University of Tokyo

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, Wave &Tidal Energy, Composite Utilization with Aquaculture, Resource Assessment, Modeling, Economic Assessment, Ocean Biomass, Offshore Wind

9.Geothermal Energy
& Ground-Source HP

L

Yusaku Yano

Deputy Director-General,
Geothermal Survey and
Applied Geoscience, AIST

CL

Shinji Takasugi

President, Geo-System Co. Ltd

Exploration, Geothermal Field, Reservoir Engineering, Enhanced Geothernmal System, Power Generation, Environmental Aspects, Heat Pump, Direct Use, Snow & Ice Utilization, Geothermal Frontier

10.Energy Network
& Power Ele.

L

Hiroshi Asano

Deputy Research Director-General,
Central Research Institute of
Electric Power Industry (CRIERI)

CL

Akinobu Murata

Director, Social System Group
of Energy Technology Research
Institute, AIST

CL

Noriaki Tokuda

Deputy Director-General, Research
and Development Division,
The Institute of Applied Energy

CL

Hiroshi Yamaguchi

Deputy Director-General,
Advanced Power Electronics
Research Center, AIST

Smart Grid, Micro Grid, Intelligent Grid, Smart City, CEMS, BEMS, HEMS, Demand Response, Distributed Energy Resources, Electric Vehicle, PHV, Power Electronics, Battery System

11.Energy Conservation
& Heat Pump

L

Haruki Sato

Professor, Keio University

CL

Masaya Okumiya

Professor, Nagoya University

CL

Masanori Minamishima

Director, Heat Pump & Thermal
Storage Technology Center
of Japan

CL

Satoshi Hirano

Director, Thermal and Fluid
System Group of Energy
Technology Research Institute,
AIST

Heat Pumps, Effective Thermal Energy Utilization, Energy Management for Combined Heat and Power, CEMS, BEMS, HEMS, Double Power Generation, Air-Conditioning, Ice & Snow Utilization, Global Warming and Heat Island

12.Small Hydro,
Non-Conventional
Energy

L

Yuji Nakanishi

Professor, Kanagawa University

CL

Shingo Ooike

Team Leader, Hydropower Group,
Power Grid Company in TEPCO

CL

Akinori Furukawa

Professor emeritus, Kyushu
University, and Principal of
Ohita National college of
Technology

CL

Toshiaki Kanemoto

Professor, Kyushu Institute of
Technology

CL

Jun Matsui

Professor. Yokohama National
University

Hydropower Development and Utilization, Undeveloped Energy for Human Life, Practical Examples and Field Tests, Micro & Pico System

4.Coordination and advising in response to the request

JCRE is pleased to play a role of coordination and advice not only for domestic, but also overseas organizations, including Embassies in Japan in speedy manner.

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  • Policy&Concept
  • Photovoltaic
  • Solar Thermal Utillization
  • Low Energy Arhitecture
  • Wind Energy
  • Biomass Utillization & Conversion
  • Hydrogen & Fuel Cell
  • Ocean Energy
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Grid & Mobility Society
  • Heart Pump & Energy Efficiency
  • Small Hydoro & Small Hydro,Non-Conventional Energy