A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo(technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, JapanMarine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu,and Mizuho Information &Research hasbeenparticipating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industrysince March 2012.At present, the construction of the three-columnsemi-subas part of thesecondphasehas been successfully completed.
1.Out line of construction works in the second phase:
Setting one 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind turbine and undersea cables
2.Work progress to date:
<7MW oil pressuredrive-type floating wind turbine
Completion of construction of the three-column semi-sub floater and mooring it at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works.
Parts procurement and construction of 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind turbine in progress at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Yokohama Dockyard & Machinery Works.
Production of the undersea cable at Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.Chiba Works.
Preparation to connectcables to the 66kV floating power sub-stationin progres.