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Virtual power plant (VPP: imagination power station) construction business

Last update date March 27, 2019

In Yokohama-shi, we install battery in public facilities such as elementary and junior high schools appointed in evacuation shelter from 2016 for the purpose of improvement of electricity stabilization and disaster prevention power that assumed the re-energy spread and develop virtual power plant construction business.
As for this approach, it is evaluated implementation of YSCP proof business as one of becoming.

With virtual power plant

Remote unification controls battery and generation facilities, electric car which building or family have by the high energy management technology and is structure by to functionalize like one power station, utilize for the supply and demand adjustment of electricity.
With virtual power plant (VPP), dimandorisuponsu (DR) (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry HP) (the outside site)

VPP construction business to work on of Yokohama-shi

Yokohama model VPP

We install battery in public facilities becoming disaster prevention base and evacuation sites at the time of disaster and add to VPP operation in normal and utilize as "electricity for disaster prevention" in emergency with blackout. We place this as "Yokohama model VPP".
We contribute to society using electricity which country aims at by effect to have of VPP in normal better and by using as "power supply for disaster prevention" in emergency, contribute to local disaster prevention-related improvement.

State of implementation

Proof business (from 2016 to 2017): 36 elementary and junior high schools (each two wards)
True business (2018): 11 elementary schools (Kohoku Ward)
True business (2019 [plan]): 12 elementary schools (Konan Ward, Isogo Ward, Kanazawa Ward, Totsuka Ward, Sakae Ward), Kohoku Ward government office
True business (2020 ...): It is going to unfold sequentially

Future development

Commencing with development to elementary and junior high school, we push forward other public facilities and private facility, development examination to urban VPP business utilizing resources of various city limits including utilization of electric car that the spread expansion is anticipated in future by citizen cooperation sequentially.

The local government VPP promotion Liaison Conference

It is in the secretariat, and, for the purpose of enlarging the spread to the local governments of the whole country, Yokohama-shi holds by sharing knowledge or problem of the advanced local government working on VPP construction business between participants, and disseminating information of a variety of business examples.
◆Period
 From January 23, 2019 to March 31, 2021
◆The main agenda
 (1) Problem of the advanced local government and joint ownership of knowledge
 (2) Problem to have and solution to local government technique
 (3) Through the local government VPP promotion Liaison Conference disseminate information, about the spread expansion

The held results

[the first local government VPP promotion Liaison Conference]
The date and time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Participant: 2 ministries and government offices, 17 local governments (we include Yokohama-shi), 10 companies

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Climate Change Policy Headquarters Planning and Coordination Department project promotion section

Telephone: 045-671-4155

Telephone: 045-671-4155

Fax: 045-663-5110

E-Mail address [email protected]

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