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Renewable energy has exceeded 100% of electricity consumption in Shikoku Area, Japan[Flash Report]

Renewable energy has exceeded 100% of electricity consumption in Shikoku Area, and Solar PV has exceeded more than 80% in Kyushu, Japan(Flash Report) ISEP has analyzed the regional renewable energy usage based on the data of electricity supply and consumption for each TSO area, which is reported by 10 TSO/DSOs(Transmission and Distribution System Operators) in…More

[Report] Renewable energy policies and the energy transition in Japan

Renewable energy policies and the energy transition in Japan Download full report here. The Fukushima nuclear accident occurred in March 2011 led to a fundamental revision of the Japanese government’s energy policies. Countermeasures taken against climate change in Japan historically depended on nuclear power plants as nuclear energy has been viewed positively by most of…More

[Update] Status of Renewable Energies in Japan (FY2016)

Graphs are updated as “Status of Renewable Energies in Japan” based on the data by end of FY2016. Graphs and PDF file is here.

Launch of The Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform

Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched! Bonn, 8 May 2017 Today, representatives from major organizations from all over the world have gathered in Bonn to launch The Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform. During the launch event, some of the world’s most renowned experts on renewable energy presented solutions and strategies for achieving Global 100% Renewable Energy, in line…More

[Update] Status of renewable energies in Japan and the world

Several graphs are updated as status of renewable energies in Japan and the world. Detailed graphs are here.  

Office Relocation Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies (ISEP) moved to a new location on 1st April, 2017. When ISEP was born in 2000, we established an office near Yotsuya station. After that, we had an office in Nakano for 14 years from 2003 to this spring. Now we are relocating to…More

1st World Community Power Conference(2016/11/3)

1st World Community Power Conference One year after Paris – five years after Fukushima: Community power for a renewable future! 1st World Community Power Conference Website World Wind Energy Association Community Power, Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies and Japan Community Power Association invite the world of community power cordially to attend the 1st World Community…More

[Report] Renewables 2016 Japan Status Report, Summary

Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies(ISEP) has been published “Renewables Japan Status Report” in Japanese annually since 2010. In October 2016, “Renewables 2016 Japan Status Report, Summary” is released in Engilish.  

Community Power “Next Practice” in Tokyo (3/23)

Community based renewable energy has been growing as global movement. Samsø Island in Denmark, achieved 100% community based renewable energy in 10 years since the 1990’s, actively held the series of workshop called “Next Practice”. In the workshop, people shared the island’s experience with communities and experts around the world, gained mutual inspiration and explored…More

Call for papers: 1st World Community Power Conference (Nov 3, 2016)

1st World Community Power Conference (WCPC), a Global100%RE Event hosted by Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies (ISEP), Japan Community Power Association (JCPA), World Wind Energy Association Community Power in cooperation with the City of Fukushima. Supported by: ICLEI, ISES, REN21, World Future Council, and more. Overview Bonn/Tokyo/Fukushima, 11 March 2016 – WWEA Community Power, ISEP and JCPA invite the world of community power…More