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DAY 1 Morning Session

17 June: 09:10-12:10

DAY 1 Afternoon Session

17 June: 14:00-16:00

DAY 2 Morning Session

18 June: 09:10-12:10

DAY 2 Afternoon Session

18 June: 14:00-16:20


9:00-9:05am (5 mins)

Welcome Address

Leader Associates

9:05-9:10am (5 mins)

Opening Address



9:10-9:30am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Wind Energy Policy Adjustment under the Rapid Growth and Huge Potential

  • The implementation of environment impact assessment (EIA)

  • The promotion of offshore wind projects in port areas

  • The regulation of offshore wind in the general sea areas


9:30-10:10am (20 mins x 2)

[Keynote] Mapping out Wind Projects in the Main Hubs

  • Mapping out ambitious long-term goals for wind power generation

  • Detailed local prefecture's support, including investments, foreign manufacturers of wind turbines and blades to build local supply chains.

Yuji Mitsutake

Co-CEO, Port & Harbor Bureau of Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu City Government

10:30-11:20am (50 mins)

[Panel] Utility's Leading Role & Support Towards Wind Energy Development

  • Offshore transmission

  • Onshore landing grid build-out

  • Offering Japanese companies the chance to become international leaders in the design and construction that address some of the island's challenges

11:20-12:10am (50 mins)

[Panel] Global Engagement and Localisation

  • Chance for non-Japanese companies to participate in the projects

  • The status of local wind technology development and internatinal lessons

  • Speed up the development of wind power

Matthias Bausenwein


Ørsted Asia Pacific

Mark Dooley

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of GIG

Macquarie Capital

Shinichi Kato

President & Country Manager

RWE Renewables Japan

Julius Molzahn

Director, Offshore Wind Development APAC


Maya Ito


Nishimura & Asahi


Afternoon Session

14:00-14:30 (30 mins)

[Keynote] Strategies of Developing Offshore Wind in Japan

Hirofumi Taba



14:30 - 15:20 (50 mins)

[PANEL] Innovative Ways to Fit Japan-Featured Wind Energy

  • Over 60 meters depth, withstand typhoons, tsunamis and earthquakes and low wind speeds

  • Establishment of environmental design criteria, metocean measurement campaigns and guidelines

Michael Bjerrum

Managing Director

Shoreline Wind

Henrik Kofoed-Hansen

Senior Tech Expert and Offshore 

Wind Business Lead


15:20 - 15:50 (30 mins)

[TECHNICAL TALK] Frontier Demonstrator - Digitization in Wind Efforts

  • Call for Paper

16:20-17:10 (50 mins)

[Panel] Supply Chain Development with Foreign Involvement

  • The balance between domestic and foreign

  • Raise up the wind power industry in Japan

  • Create jobs and activate the local economy

17:10-18:00 (50 mins)

[Panel] Focus in the Increasingly Friendly Wind Energy Investment Environment

  • Tax deduction of up to 10% of capital expenditures for companies investing in green tech

  • Effective use-right negotiation

  • The future implemention of FIP

Shinichi Yasuda

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Department

​Development Bank of Japan

Kevin Liu

Head of Energy Trade, Asia Pacific

Scottish Development International


DAY TWO AGENDA-Offshore Wind Day // 18 JUNE 2021

9:00-9:05am (5 mins)

Welcome Address

Leader Associates

9:05-9:10am (5 mins)

Opening Address



9:10-9:30am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Accelerate Offshore Wind Power Development in Japan

  • Roadmap for japan offshore auctions

  • Local content requirements

  • Use of the ocean and the potential impacts of offshore wind farms

9:30-9:50am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Detailed Offshore Wind Energy Certification Guidance

  • Type certification for wind turbines

  • Wind farm certification

  • Manufacturing evaluation for wind turbine supporting structures

10:20-11:10am (50 mins)

[Panel] Fixed or Floating - What is Japan's Appetite?

  • Competition in government policy and support

  • Environmental suitability

  • Standard type

Sven Utermöhlen

COO Offshore Wind

RWE Renewables

Yumi Aizawa

Chief Development Officer

COP Japan

Akihiko Kurashina

Deputy General Representative, Japan


Koji Wakabayashi

Head Renewable Energy Team

No. 3 

Sumitomo Corporation

11:10-12:00am (50 mins)

[Panel] The Long-term Cost Reduction Potential of Offshore Wind in Japan

  • The next breakthrough for floating wind to drive down LCOE

  • Best practices sharing

  • Ways to solve the grid connection problem

Matthias Bausenwein


Ørsted Asia Pacific

Astrid Skarheim Onsum


Aker Offshore Wind

Sune Strøm

Minister Counsellor, Economic Diplomacy, Energy

The Royal Danish Embassy to Japan


Afternoon Session

14:00-15:00 (30 mins x 2)

[Case Study] Pioneer Project & New Application

  • (14:00 - 14:30) Japan's First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

  • (14:30 - 15:00) Keynote - reserved

Manabe Hisafumi

President & CEO

Marubeni Offshore Wind Development Corporation

Minh Khoi Le

Head of APAC Renewables

Rystad Energy

15:00-15:30 (30 mins)

[Keynote] The 2nd Offshore Wind Auction Interpretation and its Market Meaning

  • The 2nd offshore wind power auction for 4 sites with the deadline of 27 May 2021

  • The 1st auction for fixed bottom type at General Common Sea Area in Japan

Naoaki Eguchi


Baker & McKenzie Japan

15:30-16:20 (50 mins)

[Panel] Undertake the Massive Risks of Offshore Wind Farms

  • Insurance consideration of earthquake, typhoon and lightning

  • Expected Funding Models up to 2030

  • Ways to make the cash flow more healthy and attract more investment

Ralf Skowronnek


Skowronnek & Bechnak Japan

Kiyoshi Doi

Executive Managing Officer
Head of Development

Japan Renewable Energy

Alex Raventos

CEO & Co-Founder

X1 Wind


Programme & Speakers Enquires

Starry Xiao

+86 186 1689 6549

Exhibition & Sponsors Inquires

Vince Chen

+86 150 2688 8152


​Japan Wind Energy 2021

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