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Webinar: Japan’s biomass outlook in a changing power market


May 21, 2020
By Canadian Biomass staff

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Japan is the world’s fastest growing market for wood pellets, chips and palm kernel shells. The earthquake in 2011 destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power plant and the confidence of Japanese citizens in that form of electricity. Since then, Japan has implemented an attractive feed-in-tariff program and other favourable policies that have resulted in a seismic increase in biomass co-firing and construction of new dedicated biomass power plants.

Canadian Biomass and the Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) have teamed up with FutureMetrics to provide an analysis of the Japanese biomass power market during a FREE one-hour webinar called, “Japan biomass outlook: Overview and analysis in the context of a changing power market,” happening June 2 at 2:00 p.m. EST, sponsored by Player Design Inc..

FutureMetrics recently released one of the most comprehensive reports ever produced on the Japanese biomass power market. Annette Bossler, MA, senior market intelligence expert and lead author, will be presenting the webinar. Topics will include:

  • Japanese electricity market regulatory environment and players
  • Renewable energy off-take process for various generation types
  • Biomass fuel supply
  • Biomass imports
  • Biomass demand outlook
  • Generation economics

Bossler has over 25 years of experience in international business development for private and public entities with a significant focus on the Japanese energy market since 2010. She is the recipient of the 2013 Presidents Award from the Maine International Trade Center. Bossler holds an MA Honors Degree from Bonn University, Germany in Japanese Studies and Public & International Law. In addition to her native language German she is fluent in English and Japanese.

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Don’t miss your chance to learn about the Japanese biomass power market! Register now!

If you are unable to make the date, don’t despair. We will record the webinar for distribution to registrants.

Note: WPAC members are eligible to receive a free copy of FutureMetrics Japan report. For more information, contact Gordon Murray, Executive Director at gord@gordmurray.ca. Non-members who wish to purchase the report directly from FutureMetrics will be eligible for a $1,200 discount until June 30, 2020.

Thanks to Player Design Inc. for sponsoring this webinar.


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1 Comment » for Webinar: Japan’s biomass outlook in a changing power market
  1. Mark Dickin says:

    I was very pleased to have attended this webinar on Japan’s Biomass Outlook on June 2, 2020. It was well presented and the information was excellent. Are the slides from the webinar available and/or is there a replay available? I would like to review the material again. Thanks, Mark.

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