Innovation Cases


“Innovation Cases” is an activity to introduce the latest cases of technology development and diffusion which are expected to contribute to climate change in the fields of energy and environment. The activity helps us to understand the state and trends of innovations, and also provides useful information for creating new innovations in the fields of energy and environment.

R&D Solar

ZSW (Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg)

R&D Hydrogen

R&D Energy Storage

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Toyota Motor Corporation

Pilot & Start-up Wind & Energy Storage

Pilot & Start-up Biomass

Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, ICM, GEVO

Pilot & Start-up Smart Grid/Microgrid

Pilot & Start-up PEB (Positive Energy Building)


No event conducted

R&D Solar

R&D Others (carbon capture)

3M Company (US), University of Colorado, Boulder (US)

Pilot & Start-up Wave

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (Australia)

Pilot & Start-up Energy Storage

Railway Technical Research Institute,
Kubotek Corporation, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.,
Mirapro Co., Ltd.,
Public Enterprise Bureau of Yamanashi Prefecture (Japan)

Commercialization Next-generation Cars

Toyota Motor Cooperation (Japan)

Commercialization Solar

Commercialization Next-generation Cars

Commercialization Wind

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S (Denmark)

Challenging Solar

Policy & Standardization Smart Grid