In the year 2023, Artificial Intelligence (AI) continued to advance, with generative AI experiencing significant growth. This, alongside the development of other technologies, had a profound impact on our lives and businesses, opening up new possibilities.
As technology continues to evolve, it is predicted that electricity demand will increase significantly, particularly with the rise of digitization. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Japan, "ICT-related equipment alone will consume almost double the current annual power consumption, assuming power consumption increases proportionally to the growth of IP traffic." 1 Therefore, it will be necessary to take measures to meet the demand.