APERC Annual Conference

APERC Annual Conference 2021 19-21 April 2021

Session 1 Can We Decarbonize and Maintain Grid Reliability ?

Australia, the United States, and other grid operators have experienced rising costs and declining reliability as they have increased their reliance on renewable energy sources.
Session Moderator Mr. Glen Sweetnam, Senior Vice President, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S1-1 Lessons from Australia - Including the 2016 South Australia Blackout Mr. Ian McLeod, Enzen Australia
S1-2 What Do the Recent Blackouts Tell us about the Current State of Decarbonised Power Systems Dr. Janusz Bialek, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
S1-3 Renewable Plans in Southeast Asia/ASEAN Power Grid Mr. Suroso Isnandar, Java Bali Dispatch Center, Indonesia
Discussion and Q&A
Concluding Remarks Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

Session 2 What are the Roles of Hydrogen and Ammonia in Decarbonization ?

Hydrogen has reemerged as a potential pathway to decarbonization; however, there is uncertainty around the widespread deployment of hydrogen technologies.
Session Moderator Dr. David Wogan, Assistant Vice President, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S2-1 US Perspective on the Hydrogen Economy Dr. Joe Powell, ChemePD, U.S.A.
S2-2 Potential for an International Hydrogen and Ammonia Market Mr. Hans Kulenkampff, HINICIO, Chile
S2-3 Japanese Perspective on the Hydrogen Economy Mr. Taishi Sugiyama, CIGS, Japan
Discussion and Q&A
Concluding Remarks Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

Session 3 Can We Decarbonize Heavy Industry ?

Many industrial operations are difficult to decarbonize because of specific technical requirements such as high temperature processes and fossil fuels as material inputs.
Session Moderator Mr. Glen Sweetnam, Senior Vice President, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S3-1 Pathways to Decarbonizing the Industry Sector Dr. Rebecca Dell, ClimateWorks Foundation, U.S.A.
S3-2 Directions and Implications of Carbon Neutral Vision in Korea's Steel Industry Dr. Yoon-gih Ahn, POSCO, Korea
S3-3 De-Carbonization of Energy and Heat in Industry Sector Mr. Bunro Shiozawa, IEEI, Japan
Discussion and Q&A
Concluding Remarks Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC