Global Offshore Wind Summit – Japan 2022 & Joint statement

JWPA and GWEC jointly held the Global Offshore Wind Summit – Japan 2022 (GOWSJ2022) in Akita on November 9-10 2022.

There were 720 participants from about 25 countries (preliminary figures).

Mr. Norihisa Satake, Governor of Akita Prefecture, gave a speech. Mr. Yasutoshi Nishimura, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Mr. Teysuo Saito, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, also delivered a speech by video for the event.

This is the second GOWS event in Japan, following at Kitakyushu in 2021.

After the closing on 10 November, JWPA & GWEC jointly issued a statement that Japan should develope offshore wind power development which is useful for Japanese energy security against recent soaring energy price by Ukraine crisis.


Joint Statement by JWPA and GWEC at GOWS-J 2022