Marubeni Completes Financing for the Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm

On November 1st, 2011 Marubeni Corporation acquired a 49.9% stake in DONG Energy’s 172MW Gunfleet Sands offshore wind energy farm, with arrangements for the project financing of Marubeni’s equity portion being initiated.

Marubeni is pleased to announce that on March 30, the project financing, utilizing Overseas Untied Loan Insurance provided by Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, was completed.

With this acquisition, Marubeni’s total worldwide power generating capacity will come to 8,753 MW (net), including 450 MW of renewable energy assets.