Energy Storage Summit Japan 2016

International Symposium in cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf

Energy storage is one of the main bottlenecks in sustaining further growth of renewable energies. KAS RECAP will showcase its work in the 2016 Energy Storage Summit in Japan and participate in a panel discussion on Germany´s “Energiewende”.


The Energy Storage Summit Japan (ESSJ) 2016 held on November 8-9 in Tokyo provides a unique platform for various stakeholders including policymakers, scientists and business representatives from Japan, Asia, US and Europe to debate on policy and legal frameworks, development trends and technical advancement in the field of energy storage systems .

The summit and industry fair covers the following issues:

  • E-Mobility
  • Hydrogen storage & thermal storage
  • Renewable energy integration
  • Smart grid, micro grid, off grid & decentralized energy supply
  • Financing energy storage
In addition to presenting the KAS Regional Project Energy security and climate change in Asia-Pacific (RECAP), Dr. Peter Hefele, director of RECAP, will share his insights on the German “Energy Transition” in a panel discussion.

Further information can be found on the website of the ESSJ summit.

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Tokyo, Japan


  • Dr. Imre Gyuk
    • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Andreas Hauer
    • ZAE Bayern
  • Dr. Christopher Hebling
    • Fraunhofer ISE
  • Urban Windelen
    • German Energy Storage Association
  • Dr. Motoi Yamaha
    • Chubu University
  • Ryuko Matsumoto
    • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking.


Energy storage systems ESSJ Japan 2016: Overcoming the bottleneck of a global “Energiewende”
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Energy Storage Summit Japan 2016 Messe Düsseldorf