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JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program (FY2019) "Power Distribution Grid (B)"

Japan Electric Power Information Center (JEPIC) conducted a technical training program under the contract with JICA. The training was implemented under the cooperation of The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO) as follows,

Date From November 5 (Tue.) to November 29 (Fri.), 2019
Organization Japan Electric Power Information Center, Inc.
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
Participant Total 12 participants
(Cote d'Ivoire:2, Egypt:1, Ethiopia:1, Kenya:1, Mozambique:1, Myanmar:1,
Nigeria:2, Pakistan:1, Palestine:1, Uganda:1)


Outline of Electric Power Industry in Japan, Total Quality Management in Japan, Overview of Transmission and Distribution Facilities, Smart Meter System, Improvement of Electric Supply Reliability, Maintenance Operation of Distribution Facilities, Human Resource Development in Distribution Section, and Power System Division, Grid-Interconnection for Photovoltaic Power Generation, Distribution Automation System, etc.

<Site visit>:
Substation, Power Distribution Technical Training Center, OTOWA Electric Co., Ltd. (Amagasaki), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Kobe, Yokohama), Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Osaka), Toshiba Corporation (Fuchu), etc.