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Taiwan wind farm gives Japan foothold in Asia’s wind power game

Japan’s leading power provider took its first major step in developing Asia’s promising wind energy market with the completion of Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm. JERA, a joint venture between utilities Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings and Chubu Electric Power, owns 32.5% of the Formosa 1 wind farm off northwestern Taiwan, slated to begin … Continue reading Taiwan wind farm gives Japan foothold in Asia’s wind power game

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Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

Japan’s offshore wind energy arouses a growing interest in foreign companies seeking opportunities in this market, a study by the GlobalData company said today. The entity’s investigation reveals that the Japanese offshore wind power market currently represents 68 megawatts (MW), but there are potentials for 770 MW of capacity in four wind farm projects, all … Continue reading Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

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Hibiki Wind Energy selects MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as Preferred Wind Turbines Supplier

220 MW Hibikinada Offshore Wind Farm will be the first in Asia Pacific to feature MHI Vestas’ V174-9.5 MW wind turbines. MHI Vestas has confirmed that its flagship V174-9.5 MW was selected as the preferred wind turbine for the Hibikinada Offshore Wind Farm. Hibikinada is the first awarded, commercial-scale wind power project to be announced … Continue reading Hibiki Wind Energy selects MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as Preferred Wind Turbines Supplier

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Northland partners Shizen Energy in Japan offshore wind energy

Northland Power and Shizen Energy have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The two companies will focus on developing early stage offshore wind projects in Chiba Prefecture. Northland Power president and CEO Mike Crawley said: “We are excited to partner on this joint venture with Shizen Energy, … Continue reading Northland partners Shizen Energy in Japan offshore wind energy

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Wind energy and solar power in Fukushima

A total of 21 solar and wind power plants will be erected around the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. According to the newspaper Nihon Keizai Shimbunn, the constructions will be executed in incultivable sites of that damaged prefecture. Also in intramontane areas abandoned by the population due to nuclear devastation in 2011, he said. … Continue reading Wind energy and solar power in Fukushima

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

Obayashi Corporation to join upcoming auctions under the 2018 law promoting offshore wind in Japan with project reaching up to 455 MW in Akita prefecture Preferred supplier agreement for the projectincludes use of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine, together with a long-term Service agreement. Commercial operation date planned from 2024 onwards Additional MoU signed to promote benefits to the local society throughout the project, with focus on safety during installation and maintenance operations All deliveries … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives first offshore wind energy preferred supplier nomination in Japan

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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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