►U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable
We are pleased to announce that Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, OEEI, has opened recruitment for the U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable, which will be held Wednesday December 11, 2013 in Livermore, CA.
All the details are located here:
We are seeking 20 qualified U.S. companies to participate. This year we will have two breakout sessions (renewable energy and energy efficiency) in order to facilitate discussion.
The deadline for applications is November 15.
Topics to be covered:
There is no formal matchmaking or business counseling being offered but it will be a great opportunity to meet Japanese companies in the Renewable Energy and smart grid sectors, while learning more about the current status or future direction of policies in Japan.
►Event: World Smart Energy Week 2014 (U.S. Pavilion at Fuel Cell Expo)
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
Date: February 26 to February 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce encourages U.S. firms to exhibit at the World Smart Energy Week 2014, certified under the U.S. DOC Trade Fair Certification Program since 2008. World Smart Energy Week (WSEW) has evolved as Asia’s foremost and must-attend annual trade event and conference for the smart/renewable energy industry sector, including solar, wind, fuel cell, smart grid, battery technology, and eco-house/eco-building. Established as a Japanese and Asian show, WSEW has become an international destination show where U.S. exporters can meet potential partners from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.
With the new Feed-in Tariff as a catalyst for Japan’s booming market, the show attracts core professionals from renewable energy and related industries who are eager to conduct serious business in Japan and around the world. U.S. companies seeking to develop new contacts and trade leads with buyers and decision-makers in the renewable energy market should consider exhibiting at WSEW 2014, February 26 to 28, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. WSEW 2014 will attract 650 exhibitors from 30 countries and 90,000 visitors from Japan and overseas.
WSEW 2014 consists of the following concurrent 8 energy events:
The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) in Japan will host a booth in the U.S. Pavilion inside FC Expo 2014 to provide exhibitors with assistance and business counseling on Japan’s renewable energy and environment sectors.
Special Features for U.S. Firms:
During the show, U.S. Commercial Service Japan (CS Japan) will provide the following services to U.S. exhibitors:
Reed Exhibitions Japan http://www.wsew.jp/en/
For more information please contact:
Misa Shimizu Commercial Specialist, CS Japan
Telephone: 81-3-3224-5078, Fax: 81-3-3224-5064
► JAPAN-U.S. DECOMMISSIONING AND REMEDIATION FUKUSHIMA RECOVERY FORUM Tokyo, Japan September 9, 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, is organizing a Japan-United States Decommissioning and Remediation Fukushima Recovery Forum (“Fukushima Recovery Forum”) on September 9 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. details.
Under the banner of the private sector-driven and CS Japan-coordinated New Orleans Association (NOA) Conference, U.S. exporters joined with Japan’s 10 electric power companies and 2 power wholesalers for a full day of B2B meetings aimed at increasing sales of U.S. products and services to a huge electrical power market that may be primed for de-regulation. After opening remarks by Under Secretary Sánchez, the group broke out into meetings arranged by CS Tokyo between 40 procurement managers from Japan’s power companies and over 60 representatives of U.S. firms. The next 7 hours saw over 140 individual meetings focused on how U.S. technology and innovation can help address Japan’s energy needs as the country embarks on deregulation and an influx of renewable energy.
CS JAPAN CONTACTS
Unit Chief: Gregory Briscoe