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Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

Japan energy company Toda and a team from the Osaka University will develop the world’s largest floating wind turbine according to Niko Asia. Engineers plan to build a prototype turbine that is capable of generating up to 15 MW of electricity. The experiment will be carried out in several stages. The final is supposed to … Continue reading Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

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Japan to resume offshore wind auctions in December

Japan plans to resume public auctions for offshore wind power projects in December under revised rules aimed at encouraging a wider range of operators and accelerating the development of infrastructure, the industry ministry said on Tuesday. The schedule for the second major round of auctions to select operators for four new areas capable of generating … Continue reading Japan to resume offshore wind auctions in December

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with Toda Corporation for the SGET Iwaizumi Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by SPARX Green Energy & Technology, the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature 12 units of V117-4.2 MW wind turbines.The order includes supply and supervision of installation of wind … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

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Major milestone for Japanese offshore wind energy

Seajacks International recently completed the installation of all 33 wind turbines at the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farm situated off Japan’s Akita Prefecture coastline – a major step forward for the country’s renewable energy market. Eneti’s wholly-owned subsidiary mobilized the Seajacks Zaratan self-propelled vessel to execute the installations, in collaboration with main installation contractor … Continue reading Major milestone for Japanese offshore wind energy

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with Toda Corporation for the SGET Iwaizumi Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by SPARX Green Energy & Technology, the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature 12 units of V117-4.2 MW wind turbines. The order includes supply and supervision of installation of … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Tokyu Land Corporation partner to develop offshore wind in Aomori South, Japan

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of its fund Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S (CI IV), and Tokyu Land Corporation (TLC) are announcing a joint partnership to develop the Aomori South offshore wind project, located in northern Japan. TLC and CI IV have established a new joint venture company, Aomori South Offshore Wind GK, which is … Continue reading Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Tokyu Land Corporation partner to develop offshore wind in Aomori South, Japan

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Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

Full construction begins on Ishikari Offshore Wind with first installation of an 8 MW offshore wind turbine in Japan.Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and its affiliate in Japan, Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), announced it has completed financing and begun full construction of its 112 megawatt (MW) Ishikari Offshore Wind project, located approximately three … Continue reading Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

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GE Renewable Energy and Green Power Investment to develop onshore wind farm in Japan

GE Renewable Energy to supply 19 of its 4.2-117 onshore wind turbines for a total installed capacity of 79.8 MW. The onshore wind turbines will power Green Power Investment’s Fukaura Wind Farm in Aomori, Japan. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Green Power Investment (GPI) as the supplier for the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Green Power Investment to develop onshore wind farm in Japan

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Two large wind power plants will come online in Japan in November

Construction work on two large wind farms in Japan’s Akita prefecture is progressing as planned and the operator, Akita Offshore Wind Corp. (AOW), plans to bring two wind farms online in November.These two wind farms will generate a total of 140 MW of electricity. According to AOW, this is enough to power around 130,000 average … Continue reading Two large wind power plants will come online in Japan in November

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Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

Firm order includes 14 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines and 15-year full-scope service agreement. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment. This instrumental project is the first firm offshore order in Japan for the world’s leading manufacturer of offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

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Japan picks operators for 3 offshore wind power projects

Japan’s industry and land ministries have selected three consortiums, all led by Mitsubishi Corp, as the operators for three offshore wind power projects in Akita, northern Japan, and Chiba, near Tokyo, they said on Friday. The announcement is the second set of results of government auctions for offshore blocks under a new law to promote … Continue reading Japan picks operators for 3 offshore wind power projects

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Offshore wind power generation in Japan

Japan has declared its goal to be carbon neutral by 2050, and the government intends to increase the number of offshore wind power plants (OWPPs) to the greatest extent possible. It has completed public tenders to produce 1.57GW in general sea areas other than ports (ippan kaiiki). It also plans to pursue projects to produce … Continue reading Offshore wind power generation in Japan

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U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q2  Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows that U.S. project developers commissioned 5,620 MW of clean power capacity in the second quarter of 2021, a 13 percent increase over 2020’s second quarter volume. Additions for the first half of 2021 totaled 9,915 MW, the highest record … Continue reading U.S. added 5,620 MW of wind energy, solar power and battery storage in 2Q

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Kansai EPCO and RWE team up for floating offshore wind energy in Japan

Kansai Electric Power (Kansai EPCO) and RWE Renewables (RWE) have signed an agreement to jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating offshore wind project off the Japanese coast. The two companies agreed to further strengthen their existing relationship and leverage the complementary strengths of both companies, in support of Japan’s goal of achieving carbon … Continue reading Kansai EPCO and RWE team up for floating offshore wind energy in Japan

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Siemens Gamesa to supply typhoon-proof wind turbines for four wind farms in Japan

The wind energy project includes the supply of 79 wind turbines in the largest wind complex in the country, located on the island of Hokkaido, in northern Japan.With this project, Siemens Gamesa strengthens its collaboration of more than two decades with Eurus Energy, the main independent promoter of renewable energies in Japan.These turbines have been … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply typhoon-proof wind turbines for four wind farms in Japan

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Vestas wins 32 MW wind order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 32 MW order with Toda Corporation for the Azumakogen wind farm in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE), Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai, General Foundation and Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd., the wind project will be built by Toda Corporation and will feature nine V105-3.45 MW wind turbines in … Continue reading Vestas wins 32 MW wind order in Japan

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Ørsted, JWD, and Eurus form offshore wind energy partnership in Akita

Ørsted, Japan Wind Development Co. (JWD) and Eurus Energy have formed a partnership with the aim of jointly developing offshore wind projects in the Akita Prefecture. The three companies have been developing two designated offshore wind sites under Japan’s Offshore Renewable Energy Act of 2018, both of which are located off the coast of Akita: … Continue reading Ørsted, JWD, and Eurus form offshore wind energy partnership in Akita

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GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

The companies will work together to bring the benefits of GE’s offshore wind technology to the growing Japanese offshore wind market. Each company brings strengths critical to success in serving Japan’s offshore wind energy needs. Offshore wind power is projected to grow from 30 to 45 GW by 2040. GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

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Tokyo Gas to install 19 offshore wind turbines in wind farm

Tokyo Gas Co. will install 19 offshore wind turbines near the eastern Japan coast from 2024 as the government moves toward its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the gas and power utility company has said. The wind turbines will be located in waters near the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture and generate a maximum of … Continue reading Tokyo Gas to install 19 offshore wind turbines in wind farm

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Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

Rokas Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has placed an order for 102 MW for three wind projects in Greece. The order includes the supply and installation of twenty V150-4.2MW wind turbines for the Askio II and Askio III wind farms, as well as three EnVentus V162-6.0MW wind turbines for the Rokani wind farm. All … Continue reading Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

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