Azerbaijan, Japan’s TEPSCO discuss development of renewable energy sector [PHOTO]

Azerbaijan, Japan’s TEPSCO discuss development of renewable energy sector [PHOTO]

By Ayya Lmahamad

Baku and Tokyo discussed the development of the renewable energy sector in Azerbaijan, reports Azernews.

The discussion took place during a meeting between Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov and a delegation led by TEPSCO Executive Director Chikara Kojima, in the presence of Japanese Ambassador Junichi Wada.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the widening of the application of environmentally friendly technologies, the integration of electricity to be generated in the solar and wind energy sector into the electricity grid. general and the export of green energy.

They also discussed the Japanese experience in studying and evaluating the effects of renewable energy sources on the power grid as part of ensuring the security of the energy system, as well as the possibility of applying this experience in Azerbaijan.

Highlighting the successful participation of Japanese companies in the energy projects implemented in Azerbaijan, the parties said effective cooperation continues in the field of green energy.

Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on September 7, 1992. Currently, Azerbaijan and Japan cooperate in different sectors of the economy. Trade turnover between the two countries stood at $274.8 million in 2021.

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy and the Japanese company TEPSCO have signed an agreement on the creation of a green energy zone in the newly liberated lands. The agreement envisages the efficient use of the potential of renewable energies such as wind, solar, hydroelectricity, geothermal energy and bioenergy in the liberated territories. It envisions the creation of a green energy zone based on modern energy management approaches to supply the region with energy.

Ayya ​​Lmahamad is the journalist of AzerNews, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad

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