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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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Vestas wins order for 47 MW of wind power in Japan

Vestas has secured a 47 MW order with Shimizu Corporation for the Oritsume Minami 1 wind farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation, the wind project will be built by Shimizu Corporation and will feature 13 V105-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode with 84-meter towers. Vestas will also … Continue reading Vestas wins order for 47 MW of wind power in Japan

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Joint Development of Mutsu Ogawara Onshore Wind Farm Project

ITOCHU Corporation (Yoshihisa Suzuki, President & COO; hereinafter ‘ITOCHU’) announced today that ENEOS Corporation (Katsuyuki Ota, President; hereinafter ‘ENEOS’) will participate in Mutsu Ogawara Wind Power LLC, which was established by ITOCHU and Hitachi Zosen Corporation (Sadao Mino, President & COO; hereinafter ‘Hitachi Zosen’) in December 2019. Moving forward, the three companies will jointly push … Continue reading Joint Development of Mutsu Ogawara Onshore Wind Farm Project

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Iberdrola bolsters Japan’s offshore wind energy with new 600 MW project

It will co-develop Seihoku-oki wind farm, which will enter the round 2 auction, together with Japanese developer Cosmo Eco Power and Hitz engineering This brings Iberdrola’s pipeline in the country to 3,900 MW and will be competing in rounds 2, 3 and 4 of the offshore auctions announced by the government. The Japanese offshore wind … Continue reading Iberdrola bolsters Japan’s offshore wind energy with new 600 MW project

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Japan ends 2020 with 4.37 GW of wind energy

The Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) announced on Friday that the country has ended 2020 with an installed wind capacity of 4,372 MW across 2,531 generating units. For comparison, the installed capacity at the end of December 2019 was 3,923 MW. Over the past year, Japan installed 141 new wind turbines at 19 different sites, which represent a net new … Continue reading Japan ends 2020 with 4.37 GW of wind energy

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Japan Targets 30-45 Gigawatts in Offshore Wind Power Generation

Japan will aim to boost the country’s offshore wind power generation capacity to 30-45 gigawatts in 2040, a government vision clarified Tuesday. According to the offshore power wind industry vision, adopted at a public-private panel meeting, the government will first raise by 2030 the capacity to 10 gigawatts, equal to the combined capacity of 10 … Continue reading Japan Targets 30-45 Gigawatts in Offshore Wind Power Generation

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Iberdrola targets Japan as a new growth platform for offshore wind power

Acquires local developer Acacia Renewables and enters joint venture with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to develop its 3.3 GW offshore wind energy portfolio.Access to a diversified portfolio: Acacia has two wind farm plants (1.2 GW) under development and four in the pipeline, strategically located in different areas of the country’s southwest to access the … Continue reading Iberdrola targets Japan as a new growth platform for offshore wind power

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Iberdrola points to Japan as a new platform for growth in wind energy

The company acquires local developer Acacia Renewables and enters into a joint venture with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to develop its 3.3 GW offshore wind portfolio.Access to a diversified portfolio: Acacia has two offshore wind farms (1.2 GW) under development and four in the portfolio, strategically located in different areas of the southwest of … Continue reading Iberdrola points to Japan as a new platform for growth in wind energy

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Equinor teams up for offshore wind power growth in Japan

Equinor, Jera and J-Power partner up and enter a joint bid agreement prior to Japan’s upcoming Round 1 offshore wind energy auction. The three companies will jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a joint bid in the Round 1 auction once the Japanese government officially opens what will be country’s first offshore wind auction. Establishing … Continue reading Equinor teams up for offshore wind power growth in Japan

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Offshore wind power a key resource not to be squandered in Japan

It is possible to fight the climate crisis and bolster the economy at the same time by making full use of an abundant resource that’s right before our eyes. The government and the private sector must work together to expand wind power generation. The government last month added new zones where offshore wind energy generation … Continue reading Offshore wind power a key resource not to be squandered in Japan

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JERA plans for offshore wind farm

JERA is planning to construct an offshore wind farm off Ishikari Bay, Hokkaido, Japan and has submitted its Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for the Ishikari Bay Offshore Wind Farm Construction Project to the Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry. JERA believes Ishikari Bay to be suitable for the development of bottom-fixed offshore wind power … Continue reading JERA plans for offshore wind farm

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Japan aims for 10 GW offshore wind energy capacity by 2030

The Japan Wind Power Association said Thursday it aims to expand the country’s installed offshore wind power capacity to 10 gigawatts (GW) in 2030 and 30-45 GW in 2040. Offshore wind power currently provides only a small fraction of Japan’s electricity supply, but will grow after a law, the Offshore Wind Power Promotion Act, went … Continue reading Japan aims for 10 GW offshore wind energy capacity by 2030

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Vestas wins 40 MW order with Japan Wind Development for wind power project in Nagasaki

Vestas has secured a 40 MW order with Japan Wind Development (JWD) for the Hirado Minami Wind Farm in Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture, following last month’s project win with Japan Wind Development and Tokyu Land Corporation. The order includes the supply and supervision of 11 V105-3.6 MW wind turbines, delivered with customised 72.5-meter towers. The solution … Continue reading Vestas wins 40 MW order with Japan Wind Development for wind power project in Nagasaki

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