Towards a Decarbonised and Liberalised Japan Power Market: Dynamics & Prices

Wood Mackenzie at VANIR JAPAN POWER WEEK 2023


Wood Mackenzie is proud to be a sponsor for VANIR JAPAN POWER WEEK 2023 and will host a lunch event where our Japan power team will be sharing insights on how the nation’s decarbonization goal and its market liberalization impact the power outlooks and mid-term prices.

Date and time: 12pm-2pm, Thursday, 19 October

Venue: Tekko Building, 1-8-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (View on map)


11:30-12:00: Registration

12:00-13:00: Presentation & Lunch

13:00-14:00: Q&A and Networking


Theme and topics

Japan’s power market dynamics – insights on asset dispatch trends, capacity mix, and power price forecast

  • Japan’s power market outlook – additional renewable capacity, nuclear restarts, and its impact on power prices
  • Dispatch trends of thermal and pumped storage plants, fuel costs, and their relevance to Japan’s power price dynamics
  • Real-time generation data and market forecasting
  • Price & Generation forecasts, and on-demand insights into the factors behind supply and demand fundamentals across Japan’s power market zones (using Wood Mackenzie’s EPSI scenario modelling tool)



  • Yamato Kawamata, Senior Power Market Analyst, APAC Power & Renewables Research, Wood Mackenzie
  • Zaher Daher, Senior Research Manager, Wood Mackenzie



Please fill in the form to secure your seat at our lunch event if you are interested in the topic. For any enquiries, please email Luis.Catalan@woodmac.com.

Registration will close on 12 October, Thursday.


About Wood Mackenzie

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Learn more about our power and renewables research: https://www.woodmac.com/industry/power-and-renewables/power-markets/ 



Tokyo, Japan | 16 - 19 October 2023

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