Energy

There is a wide specter of collaboration activities in this area with several institutions involved in both countries. The Norway-Japan network “Kyoto International Forum for Energy and Environment” (KIFEE) plays an important role as marketplace and springboard for students, researchers and industry. The offshore wind related activities include both academia and industry in order to develop feasible implementation through proper stake holder management.

Examples of themes:

  • Renewable Energy, such as Photovoltaic, Ocean Energy including Offshore Wind
  • Energy Systems including Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Power Electronics
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
  • Process Engineering/Energy Conversion including Heat Pumps
  • Energy Storage (materials related)
  • Electrolysis
  • Nuclear Power Safety, OECD Halden Reactor Project
  • Non-fossil based energy carrier systems

Articles

Renewable Energy and Green Technology: Fukushima’s image change

Renewable Energy and Green Technology: Fukushima’s image change

To cope with the image left behind by the 2011 nuclear accident, Fukushima prefecture is making strong efforts to establish itself as a hub for renewable energy and green technology in their region. Among the measures taken lies the annual Renewable Energy Industrial Fair (REIF), which took place for the third time in Koriyama, Fukushima, December(…)

The 3rd Renewable Energy Industrial Fair in Fukushima

The 3rd Renewable Energy Industrial Fair in Fukushima

The 3rd annual Renewable Energy Industrial Fair is set to take place in Fukushima December 3-4. Ever since the Fukushima accident of 2011, the central government of Japan and the Fukushima prefecture government have been making a concerted effort to establish Fukushima prefecture as an important contributor to the development of renewable energy. The Renewable Energy Industrial(…)

Ambassador Rimestad at the opening of the new REC office in Tokyo

Ambassador Rimestad at the opening of the new REC office in Tokyo

REC is one of the Norwegian companies that has successfully developed their business in the Japanese market during the last few years. Due to increased business activity, the company set up a larger office in Tokyo this October, and held a celebration event hosted by CEO Mr. Martin Cooper on the 17th of that month. The(…)

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