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Siemens Gamesa receives first offshore wind energy preferred supplier nomination in Japan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind farm in Japan. The agreement with customer Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the Northern Akita Offshore Wind Farm project, and a long-term service agreement. Commercial operation date is scheduled from 2024 onwards. All … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives first offshore wind energy preferred supplier nomination in Japan

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E.ON, Kyuden Mirai Energy to develop Japan’s offshore wind energy industry

E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind power projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, construction and operations in the Kyushu area, the southernmost island of Japan. The companies may consider expanding … Continue reading E.ON, Kyuden Mirai Energy to develop Japan’s offshore wind energy industry

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Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

CMT’s OWP Japan (Offshore Wind Power) summit in Tokyo on 15-17 May 2019, zooms in on Japan’s emerging offshore wind power market – bidding and government targets, cost reduction strategies, latest advancement in floating wind technologies and more. Japan is looking into offshore wind power to decarbonize its economy by 2050. CMT’s OWP Japan will … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

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Offshore wind power in Japan turn viable with new law

Japan’s offshore wind farm market is set to gain momentum, with legal safeguards and subsidies helping to draw domestic and international participants amid a shift away from fossil fuels. Japanese leasing company Orix and Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings, as well as E.ON — Germany’s largest power provider — are among those planning to establish … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Japan turn viable with new law

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WIND EXPO 2019: Industry Leaders Gather in Japan at the Dawn of Emerging Offshore Wind Power

Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. will be holding WIND EXPO 2019 – Japan’s largest wind energy exhibition & conference from Feb. 27 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. Scene from the previous show (2018) The 7th edition will be attracting 160 exhibitors from 13 countries and held inside “World Smart Energy Week 2019”. Along with the other … Continue reading WIND EXPO 2019: Industry Leaders Gather in Japan at the Dawn of Emerging Offshore Wind Power

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Japan passes law promoting offshore wind energy

Japan’s Diet enacted on Friday a law to promote offshore wind power generation. The law sets guidelines for building and operating offshore wind farms. Japan has lagged behind other countries in the field due to a lack of unified rules. Under the law, the government will set aside around five offshore areas for wind power … Continue reading Japan passes law promoting offshore wind energy

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Mitsubishi Electric wins order for 240MW energy storage in Japan

Mitsubishi Electric has won a contract from global engineering company Chiyoda Corporation for its BLEnDer RE energy storage system. The company is responsible for the design, engineering, and construction for the grid reinforcement pilot project for wind turbines. The project is led by North Hokkaido and backed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s … Continue reading Mitsubishi Electric wins order for 240MW energy storage in Japan

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Senvion and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions form strategic wind energy alliance in Japan

Senvion and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) have joined forces under a new agreement that will see the two companies cooperating to market, sell, install and operate Senvion wind turbines in Japan. Under the terms of the mutually non-exclusive Cooperation Agreement, Toshiba ESS will be responsible for the customer interface and installation, … Continue reading Senvion and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions form strategic wind energy alliance in Japan

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Vestas extends leadership in Japan with 47 MW order

Vestas reinforces its leading role in Japan’s renewable energy market with 47 MW order and continues to support the country’s ambition of installing 10 GW of wind energy by 2030. The order includes supply and installation of 13 V117-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode, as well as a service agreement. “Japan’s … Continue reading Vestas extends leadership in Japan with 47 MW order

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Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its presence in Japan by reaching its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108. Both nacelles and hubs will be manufactured in Denmark, while the blades will be produced in China and Denmark. The turbines will be delivered in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

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Pattern Energy completes first Japanese wind power project

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (Pattern Energy) today announced the completion of its 33 megawatt (MW) Ohorayama Wind power facility, which is located in Japan’s Kochi Prefecture. “Ohorayama Wind is our first wind project in Japan to complete construction and it was on schedule and under budget. Ohorayama will be followed by … Continue reading Pattern Energy completes first Japanese wind power project

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Senvion secures 23.8 MW Wakami wind farm contract in Japan

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract to supply and service seven Senvion 3.4M104 turbines for the Wakami Wind Farm developed by Japan Wind Development Co., Ltd. (JWD) and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES). The turbines have a hub height of 80 meters, and have been specially designed … Continue reading Senvion secures 23.8 MW Wakami wind farm contract in Japan

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GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 wind turbines for Japan’s Akita Region

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced an agreement with Shimizu Corporation to supply 22 units of GE’s 3.2-103 wind turbines, for the Akita Katagami wind farm in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan.   A Special Purpose Company (SPC) made up of Venti Japan, Mitsubishi Power Corp and C-Tech will operate the wind farm … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 wind turbines for Japan’s Akita Region

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Japan accelerates wind energy development

With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan’s installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 months, propelled by higher tariffs guaranteed by Tokyo and a rising number of offshore wind farms. Japan is set to add 300 megawatts of wind capacity … Continue reading Japan accelerates wind energy development

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Joint implementation of a feasibility study of the offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”), Obayashi Corporation, Tohoku Sustainable & Renewable Energy Co. Inc. (*), Eco Power Co., Ltd., Akita Bank, The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., and seven local companies based in Akita Prefecture (hereinafter collectively called “Joint Business Partners”) have entered into an agreement to carry out a feasibility study … Continue reading Joint implementation of a feasibility study of the offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture

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Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind power plant in Japan

Siemens has received its first order from J-Wind Setana to supply, install and commission 16 direct-drive wind turbines with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts (MW) each. The customer is a joint venture between Electric Power Development Co. and Hokutaku Co. The wind power plant Setana Osato with a total capacity of 50 MW will be … Continue reading Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind power plant in Japan

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Senvion secures turbine order in Japan and opens office in Tokyo

Senvion, one of the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturers, today announced the opening of its office in Tokyo to service the local market. Furthermore, Senvion has secured the go ahead to deliver three turbines to a wind farm in Japan. The wind farm will use three Senvion MM92 turbines designed to withstand extreme wind loads … Continue reading Senvion secures turbine order in Japan and opens office in Tokyo

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Siemens to supply direct-drive wind turbines for onshore wind farm in Japan

Siemens has secured its third wind power order from Japan’s largest wind power developer, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation headquartered in Tokyo. For the 41.6 megawatt Eurus Higashi Yurihara wind power plant, developed in Yurihonjo city – located in the north of the mainland Honshu – Siemens will provide 13 direct drive wind turbines of the … Continue reading Siemens to supply direct-drive wind turbines for onshore wind farm in Japan

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Isolux Corsan energizes the first transmission line of a substation in a Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Japan

The Group has energized a the first transmission line of a Substation of  Gunma Solar Photovoltaic Plant.The installation , 22 kV/154 kV GIS, is part of a lproject of Takayama- mura Solar mega park: a solar farm of 31.2 MW in Takayama City, Gunma prefecture (Japan). The solar farm will occupy an area of 80ha … Continue reading Isolux Corsan energizes the first transmission line of a substation in a Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Japan

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Renewables will boost Japan’s installed capacity to 390 gigawatts by 2025

Japan’s cumulative installed capacity will rise from 317.5 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to an estimated 389.8 GW by 2025, representing a moderate Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.9%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that while thermal sources will contribute the majority of installed capacity, with an expected … Continue reading Renewables will boost Japan’s installed capacity to 390 gigawatts by 2025

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