Press Release

Press Release

Hosting of "Chuden Ecosession for Elementary School Students 2011"

November 22, 2011
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

On December 14, Chubu Electric will host the "Chuden Ecosession for Elementary School Students 2011." The event is intended to create an opportunity for children, who will lead the next generation, to share their hopes and dreams about the environment and energy and think about related issues. The "Chuden Ecosession" was commenced at the time of the Exposition of Global Harmony in July 2005, and this will be the sixth time that we have hosted the event.

Educating the next generation about energy and the environment is one of our important activities, and we are committed to continuing educational support activities designed to increase the awareness of the children who are our future concerning energy and environmental problems.

[Overview of Chuden Ecosession for Elementary School Students 2011]

1. Theme

"What We Can Do Now for the Future of the Planet"

2. Date and time

December 14, 2011 (Wed.) 11:00 - 14:50 (Scheduled)

3. Venue

Will Aichi (Aichi Women's Center) (1 Kamitatesuginocho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya)

4. Host

Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.

5. Sponsored by

Aichi Prefectural Board of Education, Shizuoka Prefectural Board of Education, Mie Prefectural Board of Education, Gifu Prefectural Board of Education and Nagano Prefectural Board of Education

6. Program

11:00  1st Session Presentations by each school
Presentation on energy and environmental studies conducted at each school (including environmental and energy lessons and power station tours organized by Chubu Electric).

13:45  2nd Session "Eco Talk" Session
Theme:  "Let's think about the amazing ways to save energy and generate power that we will have 50 years in the future!"
Speakers:   Six students representing the participating schools, Yoshizumi Ishihara (actor and television weather forecaster), and Akihisa Mizuno (President & Director of Chubu Electric Co., Inc.)

7. Participating schools:   Six schools

Aichi Prefecture    Higashi Tsukiji Elementary School, Nagoya   5th-graders

Aichi Prefecture    Midorigaoka Elementary School, Miyoshi City 4th-graders

Shizuoka Prefecture Asaba-Kita Elementary School, Fukuroi City  6th-graders

Mie Prefecture  Daigo Elementary School, Matsusaka City 5th-graders

Gifu Prefecture Hida Elementary School, Toki City   6th-graders

Nagano Prefecture   Shinmei Elementary School, Okaya City   5th-graders


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