1st World Community Power Conference 2016 in Fukushima

WCPC aims at bring leading community power proponents from Japan and the world together in order to discuss the role community power has to play in the global shift towards renewable energy.

Date: 2016, November 3rd (Thursday) 9:00~18:30, 4th (Friday) 9:00~12:30

Venue: Corasse Fukushima (Mikawa Minami-machi 1-20, Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan)

language: English and Japanese (simultaneous/consecutive translation)

Organizer: Japan Community Power Association, Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies,World Wind Energy Association
(The 1st World Community Power Conference Executive Committee), Fukushima City, Fukushima Renewable Future Fund

Supporter: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Umweltbundesamt (UBA), REN21, Renewable Energy Organization of Hokkaido, Network of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs for a Sustainable Business and Energy Future, Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign, International Solar Energy Society, International Solar Cities Initiative, WindTech International, RECHARGE, neue energie, The BEAM and others

Japan Office

7-5-56 Akasaka
Tokyo, 107-0052

+03 6277-7551
+03 3588-6035


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