Division General Manager, Business Planning & Management Division, Energy Business Administration Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
Energy vision Hitachi
In 1987, joined Hokuriku Electric Power Company. After a 1998 posting to the Institute of Energy Economics, he joined Hitachi, Ltd. in 2002. He works on the planning of business strategies for energy-related businesses. In 2014, he became Director of the Management Planning Department of the Strategy Planning Headquarters, then in 2016 Director of the Energy Solution Business Unit Strategic Planning Headquarters, and was appointed to his present position in 2018.
The ideal form of energy system, particularly electric power systems that support data-driven society in Society 5.0 will be studied. The “Vision Goals”(proposals) of electric power systems which support Society 5.0 will be shared at the same time as efforts will be made to resolve technology challenges, policy, and system challenges which have been identified.
［Leaders of the research：Professor Yoshimura Shinobu (The University of Tokyo), Matsuoka Hideyuki (Hitachi)］