Shizen Energy supports Karatsu Seaside Camp 2023 with carbon offsetting

2023.05.23[Press Release]

Shizen Energy Inc. (Shizen Energy) will support Karatsu Seaside Camp 2023 (KSC2023) to hold the event with zero carbon dioxide emissions by providing solutions for carbon offsetting. KSC2023 will be held at Cape Hado, Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture, on May 27 and 28, 2023.

Shizen Energy supports KSC2023’s theme of “providing a special time for you, your family, and friends at a venue abundant in nature with the best music,” and will offset approximately 138 tons of CO₂ emitted from the electricity used at the event and transportation of spectators and staff to and from the venue. Shizen Energy will provide the event operator with J-Credits, which are environmental certificates.

Carbon offsetting during KSC2023 (2 days) :

  • Transportation of visitors/staff:
    transportation by shuttle bus between Karatsu Station and the venue, private cars, airplanes, etc.
  • Electricity used at the venue: electricity at the venue, portable power source
  • Water used at the venue
  • Disposal of garbage from the venue

    Carbon offset amount: approx. 138 tons (*1)

    In addition, as in the previous year, Shizen Energy will support the event by setting up and operating a booth where visitors can charge electronic devices such as smartphones using electricity generated by solar power, as well as providing electricity for each workshop through solar panels. In addition, as part of activities in accordance with Karatsu City’s Zero Carbon City Declaration, solar panels, storage batteries, and compost will be exhibited and Blue Carbon (*2) will be showcased in collaboration with “HanaMarcheConnect”, a Karatsu City organization

    In order to “take action for the blue planet,” Shizen Energy will flexibly respond to various needs such as decarbonization and strengthening energy resilience by combining digital technologies such as EMS and storage batteries with the development of renewable energy power sources that exist in harmony with local communities. Together with partners, Shizen Energy aims to realize a 100% renewable energy world as soon as possible.

    *1  Predicted amount based on last year’s actual results. Actual amount of offsetting will be calculated after the event.

    *2  Blue Carbon is a carbon credit that focuses on removing carbon from the air through carbon absorbing plants in the ocean and coastal ecosystems.

    【About Shizen Energy Inc.】

    Founded in June, 2011. With the company purpose of “We take action for the blue planet,” the company’s business includes development, financing, and asset management of renewable energy power plants using solar power, wind power, small-scale hydroelectric power, and biomass. Since 2016, the company has also been focusing on its international operations, expanding its development and power generation projects in areas such as Southeast Asia and Brazil. In 2019, the company also entered the energy tech business, offering micro-grid and VPP construction, smart charging and discharging services for EVs, and other services through its self-developed EMS (energy management system). Shizen Energy Group has been involved in more than 1 GW of renewable energy generation internationally.

     ・Headquarters: Fukuoka Ohori Bldg. 1-1-6 Arato, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
     ・Representative Directors: Ken Isono, Kenji Kawado, Masaya Hasegawa

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