Japan has been notable for its avant-gardism, its leadership, and its competitiveness in the area of green technology and clean energy, considerably in terms of its investment in research and development for Smart and Renewable Energy efficiency technologies. In addition, Japan also tends to be the world’s second-largest investor in renewable energy, reaching a threshold of 23 GW of installed renewable energy sources (including 9 GW of hydro power and 5.6 GW of solar power).
World Smart Energy Week 2017 brings together 1,570 exhibitors including 9 renewable energy shows:
- Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Expo
- International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo
- Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo
- Battery Japan – 8th International Rechargeable Battery Expo
- Smart Grid Expo
- Wind Expo 2017- Wind Energy Expo & Conference
- Energy Market Liberalisation Expo
- Biomass Expo
- Thermal Power Expo – 1st Next-Generation Thermal Power Generation Expo
70,000 professionals from the sector are expected to visit, with simultaneous BtoB conferences and seminars being held on major themes comprising expert panelists. World Smart Energy Week 2017 is welcoming internationally renowned green energy specialists, and influential figures from the business milieu to engage with business opportunities.
There are plenty of business opportunities to be seized for Non-Japanese companies in Japan under the clean and green energy sector banner. All professionals and companies having products in the following domains are welcome participate and visit the expo:
- Energy efficiency
- Natural gas
- Petroleum and Petrochemicals
- Solar photovoltaic (cells, modules, panels) system integration/installation technology
- Wind energy
- Storage technology
- Hydrogen and fuel cell technology
- Smart grid systems
- Eco-construction products
- Cogeneration systems
Japan is a country with high purchasing power and exploring avenues to partner with Global companies on many dimensions. As such, quality and relevance are equally important along with pricing factors, which, for example, allows global companies to explore business and trading options with Japanese counterpart companies.