ECCJ held an online workshop on automobile energy efficiency for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) held an online workshop on February 15, 2022 for the Saudi Japanese Automobile High Institute (SJAHI), which is jointly sponsored by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Japan.
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, energy efficiency is an important policy agenda in an aim to practically utilize its precious hydrocarbon resources and reach Net Zero in 2060 through the “Carbon Circular Economy” approach announced by HRH Crown Prince. To assist the challenge for energy efficiency in the Kingdom, the Japanese government has been working collaboratively with the Kingdom in many fields related to energy efficiency. In order to continue making the progress, this Workshop aims to nurture a young generation of the Kingdom as future experts of energy efficiency while cultivating new strategies to promote energy efficiency in the transportation sector through sharing experiences and exchanging ideas between experts from the Kingdom and from Japan.
(1) Enhancing vehicle’s energy efficiency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(2) Eco-driving for energy efficiency
(3) Eco friendly driving tips (Presentations by Saudi Arabian students)
(4) About the Hybrid Simulator Project (Presentations by SJAHI instructors)
Welcome remarks were made by Mr. Salim H. Alasmarei, Director, SJAHI, opening remarks were made by Mr. Sho Inokuchi, Director, METI, and a felicitation speech was made by H.E. Mr. Izuru Shimmura, Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in Jeddah.Around 130 people participated in the Workshop, a productive question and answer session was held, and it was possible to share knowledge and experiences relating to methods for realizing energy efficiency in the transportation sector.