Energy / Climate Change

April 16, 2012


Japanese Agency Concludes Collaborative Agreement with International Renewable Energy Agency

Keywords: Government Renewable Energy University / Research institute 

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on January 17, 2012. IRENA is an international institution that pursues increased use of all forms of renewable energy. The agreement allows both parties to collaborate in a broad range of renewable energy technology fields, such as human resource development and information sharing.

NEDO has conducted a number of renewable energy technology demonstrative projects in developing countries in Asia and other regions, in addition to capacity building projects for the technology. With this agreement, NEDO aims to promote Japan's renewable energy technology, and improve international competitiveness, utilizing IRENA's global network and knowledge.

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Posted: 2012/04/16 06:00:15 AM



New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) official website
International Renewable Energy Agency (IREA) official website