Workshop 4

OKINAWA HAWAI'I CLEAN ENERGY COOPERATION

4th OCEAN ENERGY WORKSHOP AGENDA



Under the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, the United States Department of Energy, Okinawa Prefecture, and the State of Hawai’i, to develop and deploy clean and renewable energies as the “Hawaii Okinawa Clean Energy Cooperation” in June 2010, there have been multiple activities focusing on the possibility of cooperative projects relating to the introduction of clean energy. One of the projects in accordance with this partnership is the ocean energy workshop, held annually since 2010.

Workshop Agenda



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Date

September 13, 2013

Location

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


 

Morning

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome Statements

Overview of County of Hawaii Renewable Energy Projects and Importance of OTEC

Overview of Previous Workshops

Reporting Sessions

Report on OTEC Demonstration in Kumejima

Report on OTEC Deomonstration at NELHA

Report on OTEC Demonstration in China

Afternoon

Technical Sessions

Cooperation on Environmental and Technical Issues Associated with OTEC

Technology Transfer: Using Patents and Licensing Agreements to Share Technology

Wrapup Sessions

Where Do We Go From Here?

Closing Remarks