Japan NRG Transition 2050

  • DATE: 8 March, 2021
  • TIME: 19:00 JST
  • PLACE: Online

Japan NRG partnered with TerraPraxis, a climate-focused NPO, to deliver the next installment in the Japan NRG Transition 2050 series.

Event: “How Hydrogen-Enabled Synthetic Fuels Can Help Deliver on the Paris Goals”
Date: Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 19:00 JST (5:00 EST) – 20:30 JST; 

The event discussed the potential of hydrogen as a decarbonization tool both globally and with a specific focus on Japan.

A short presentation from the event is available in English and in Japanese.

We were proud to welcome panelists including:

  • Nobuo TANAKA, Chair, Steering Committee, Innovation for Cool Earth Forum
  • Eri NAKATANI, Deputy Director in the Nuclear Policy Division, ANRE
  • Tatsusaburo KIMURA, ex-Senior Advisor for Hydrogen Business at Sumitomo Corp.
  • Dr. Sama BILBAO Y LEÓN, Director General, World Nuclear Association
  • Tomoko MURAKAMI, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
  • Kirsty GOGAN, Co-Founder, TerraPraxis
  • Mayumi WATANABE, Senior Researcher, Japan NRG

The presentation by Eri NAKATANI on the “The Role of HTGR for Carbon Neutrality” is available here.

The presentation by Dr. Sama BILBAO Y LEÓN on “Global Perspectives on nuclear hydrogen” is available here.

The presentation by Tomoko MURAKAMI titled “The Missing Link is Learning Lessons from the Past” is available here.

To watch the entire video of the event, please contact us directly.

TerraPraxis is a non-profit organisation based out of the UK and Massachusetts focused on action for climate and prosperity. It was founded to design and implement strategies that leverage science, technology and energy innovation for a prosperous planet. Their special focus is on enabling high-impact rapid transitions for neglected parts of the decarbonization challenge. 

The original TerraPraxis report on the potential for synthetic fuels in the energy transition can be viewed on their website

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