Webcast Series - Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Japan

27 August 2020 I 15:30-17:30 JST

About the Webcast

GWEC and RE100, an initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, are organising a webcast series on “Corporates in the Global Energy Transition” throughout 2020. This series examines how corporate sourcing of renewable energy in emerging wind/solar markets is transforming energy systems around the world. The webcasts are conducted in partnership with Baker McKenzie and Global Solar Council (GSC), and focus on four high-impact markets or regions: India, Taiwan, Japan and South East Asia/Australia.

The Japan edition will be held on 27 August 2020, beginning with a webcast highlighting the opportunities and challenges for corporate procurement of renewable energy in Japan. International law firm Baker McKenzie will explain the legal and regulatory frameworks supporting the corporate market in Taiwan, including potential barriers for market actors. TBC will discuss the on-the-ground reality from the corporate demand-side perspective, unpacking the experience, gaps and upsides for procurement of renewables.

Following the webcast, there will be an opportunity for free networking sessions bringing together corporate renewable energy buyers, sellers and advisers, hosted for one hour on the Hopin platform. 

Programme

The Japan edition of this webcast series will run over two hours and include:

15:30-16:30 JST I Webcast 

  • Opening remarks and role of renewables in India’s energy transition
  • Market readiness and regulatory environment of corporate PPAs in Japan
  • Challenges and opportunities of procuring renewables in Japan
      • TBC
  • Roundtable discussion, joined by experts above

16:30-17:30 JST I Networking

  • Facilitated in small groups and 1-on-1 matches
 

Webcast Series

30 July 2020

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: India

13 August 2020

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Taiwan

27 August 2020

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Japan

Early October 2020 (TBC)

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: South East Asia/Australia

Past Series Webcasts

Missed the webcast on corporate sourcing in Taiwan?

Watch “Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Taiwan” (13 August 2020) for an overview of the regulatory framework, opportunities and challenges for corporate renewable energy procurement in Taiwan. This edition featured presentations and a roundtable discussion among experts from RE100, GWEC, Baker McKenzie and TSMC.

Missed the webcast on corporate sourcing in India?

Watch “Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: India” (30 July 2020) for an overview of the regulatory framework, opportunities and challenges for corporate renewable energy procurement in India. This edition featured presentations and a roundtable discussion among experts from The Climate Group, GWEC, Baker McKenzie, ReNew Power, CDP and WWF.

Missed the global webcast in the series?

Watch the first edition, “Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets,” (27 May 2020) for a global overview of corporate renewable energy procurement trends, models and opportunities. With experts from BloombergNEF, RE100, GWEC and Eurelectric, the first edition provides foundational knowledge on how the corporate market can drive the energy transition of emerging renewables markets.

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