Workshop on New Japanese Energy Strategy

Jun 04, 2014

JETRO London is holding a "Workshop on New Japanese Energy Strategy" on Monday 23rd of June 2014 at Embassy of Japan. This workshop is organised by Embassy of Japan in the UK and co-hosted by JETRO London, JOGMEC, the Japan Society and JBIC. Please join us to take this opportunity to learn a new Strategic Energy Plan, as well as business opportunities in Japan.

After a series of nationwide debates following the Great Earthquake and Fukushima accident, the Government of Japan has finally adopted the new Strategic Energy Plan in April. This plan gives the direction of Japan’s energy policy for the next 20 years including the maximisation of energy efficiency potential, reconstruction of nuclear policy, expansion of renewable energy, clean use of fossil fuels, electricity market liberalisation, and deployment of new technologies. The impact of Japan’s new strategy on the energy market will be felt not only in Asia but also across the world, and will have many implications regarding Japan’s action on climate change. Investors may find new business opportunities in Japan as the country begins a new journey in energy policy.

Mr. Toshikazu Okuya, Director of Energy Supply and Demand Policy at METI has played a primary role in formulating the energy strategy, and will present his perspective on Japanese energy policy, followed by comments by prominent speakers from the UK and Japanese business and academic sectors.

【Date and Time】 Monday 23 June 2014, 15.30 - 18.00 (Registration starts at 15.30)

【Venue】 Embassy of Japan, 101-103 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT

15.30 - 16.00 Welcome and Registration
16.00 - 17.30 Workshop (including Q&A session)
 Main Speaker:
 - Mr. Toshikazu Okuya, Director, Energy Supply and Demand Policy, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy,
   Trade and Industry (METI), Government of Japan
 - Mr. Neil Hirst, Senior Policy Fellow, Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London (former Director at the International    Energy Agency)
 - Mr. Mark Partington, Director, OST Energy (a UK-based renewable technology consultancy firm)
 - Mr. Munekazu Uchikawa, General Manager, London Office, Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (third largest power company in Japan)
17.30 - 18.00 Networking Reception

To register yourself, please fill out the short registration form at the following link:

We will be registering on a first come, first serve basis and urge you to register early as the capacity is limited to 150 people. If applicants reach full capacity, companies who have registered multiple attendees may be asked to forfeit some places.
*Please note that participants are kindly advised to bring a photo-ID and confirmation email for entry through the Embassy’s security.

【Other Enquiries】
Please contact Ms. Yusa Sato at JETRO London.
TEL: 020-7421-8306 Email:

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