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  • 8 June 2020
    Vessels

    Two wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) are currently being built for the Akita Noshiro project, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in Japan established on a commercial basis. The two 27m WFSVs, designed by BMT, are being constructed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards at its Hin Lee (Zhuhai) Shipyard facility. The first vessel is set to be launched in […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has received an order from MHI Vestas to supply 33 Vestas V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. Turbine delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2021 and installation is expected to commence in 2022. Located in the northern Akita prefecture, the Akita Noshiro wind farm will be […]

  • 3 March 2020

    Japan’s Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) has completed a firm turbine supplier agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project. In a sector first for a utility-scale project in Japan, MHI Vestas will provide 33 V117-4.2 MW turbines for the Akita and Noshiro fixed-bottom offshore wind farms. The wind […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Seajacks International Limited has, through its 100% subsidiary Seajacks Japan, Ltd., signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan. This project is expected to be the first bottom-fixed large-scale offshore wind power project in Japan funded 100% on […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Sumitomo Electric Industries has started working on its part of the project to build offshore wind farms off Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture.

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bech-Bruun has advised Marubeni Corporation and its partners on the legal and commercial matters in relation to the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan.

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch foundation manufacturer Sif has started the production of monopile foundations for the Akita-Noshiro and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms in Japan and France, respectively. According to the company’s latest trading update, the production started during the first quarter of 2020, when Sif also delivered monopiles and transition pieces to the Triton Knoll and Borssele 1, […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Sumitomo Electric Industries has selected Tekmar Energy to deliver the cable protection system (CPS) for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. Tekmar Energy will supply 64 CPS and cable hang-off arrangements for the two wind farms’ inter-array cables. “This is another significant award for Tekmar Energy which marks our first major CPS […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Sif has signed a final contract with Kajima Corporation to deliver the monopiles and transition pieces for the Akita-Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. The Dutch company is in charge of manufacturing 33 monopiles and 33 transition pieces which together make 25KTon of steel. Sif will store the structures at its MV2 facility, with delivery at […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Osbit has secured a contract to design and build a monopile upending bucket for Seajacks to use in its offshore wind turbine installation projects. The monopile upending tool will be installed on the self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan and will initially support the development of the bottom-fixed Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan. According to […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vissim AS has secured a contract to provide the marine communication and management system for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. Vissim will deliver the licensing, radar, AIS, radio communication systems, as well as integrated marine management software. “Vissim has experience of delivering systems across the world, and we are excited to build […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Austrian crane specialist Palfinger has won a contract to deliver 33 fixed boom cranes for Japan’s first large-scale commercial offshore wind farm project. The 139 MW Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project comprises two wind farms extending across 730 hectares. Both will be located in the Akita Prefecture coastal zone, one at Akita port, the […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese consortium developing the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind farm has selected Kajima Corporation as the project’s contractor in charge of construction. The consortium, led by Renova, is developing the Akita Yurihonjo project through the special purpose company – Akita Yurihonjo Offshore Wind GK (AYOW). Members of the consortium also include Cosmo Eco Power, JR-EAST Energy […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has appointed Masato Yamada as the Regional Manager Asia Pacific, to oversee the company’s growth across the Asia Pacific region. Yamada was formerly the company’s Chief Strategy Officer based in Aarhus, Denmark, and will now be based in MHI Vestas’ Tokyo office. He initiated Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ pre-joint venture […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A Japanese consortium led by Marubeni Corporation has entered into an agreement to carry out a feasibility study for the 145MW Akita offshore wind farm project off Akita Prefecture. The public offering of the project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port was made by Akita Prefecture for the purpose of expanding the installation of renewable energy and industrial […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the onshore substations and transmission lines is scheduled to start in February 2020, and the commercial operations are expected to start in 2022, according to Marubeni.

  • 29 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of eight Japanese companies will jointly bid to develop an offshore wind power project in Akita Prefecture for which a public tender is scheduled. Sumitomo Corporation, INPEX Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration, JR-EAST Energy Development, Kato Construction, Narita Construction, TEPCO Renewable Power, and Venti Japan will jointly take on the project near the cities […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Japanese company Obayashi Corp. is looking into developing a 455MW offshore wind project off Akita Prefecture, and could start an environmental survey already this month to decide the final wind farm’s size, according to the national media.  Obayashi is already involved in two offshore wind projects planned to be installed off the prefecture’s coast. These include a 170MW offshore wind farm near the Port of […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Marubeni Corp. has been selected to build two wind farms off the coast of Japanese Akita prefecture, Bloomberg informs.  The two planned wind farms will have a total capacity of 145 MW. A 65 MW offshore wind farm will be built near the Akita port, while the Noshiro port will overlook an 80 MW facility. This was confirmed by the […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities

    The Japanese government has designated eleven areas as potentially suitable for the development of offshore wind farms. The areas have been identified jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), and the Port Authority of Japan. Four areas lie offshore Akita prefecture: Noshiro (Mitane and […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) will subsidize portions of project costs related to the development of two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 270MW. The first project NEDO will back is a 170MW offshore wind farm near the Port of Noshiro, Akita Prefecture, developed by Marubeni Corporation and Obayashi Corporation. The […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the 700 MW Akita Yurihonjo wind farm is moving forward with the project after the proposed construction area was designated a ”promotion zone” by the Japanese government. Earlier this month, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), identified ten ”offshore wind […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Eurus Energy Group has commissioned its 18 MW wind farm in Akita city, Japan. Called Eurus Akitako Wind Farm, it comprises six Siemens wind turbines, each rated at 3MW. With the tower’s height of 79.5m and the rotor diameter of 101m, this is the largest wind farm of this kind in Japan. Located at Mukaihama beach, one of the turbines is installed 100 […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Renova has selected MHI Vestas to supply turbines for the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind project in Japan. The project is expected to have a power generating capacity of approximately 700MW, making it one of the largest offshore wind farms in Japan. “The Yurihonjo project will be a pioneer in the Japanese offshore wind market, and […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese Utility Tohoku Electric Power (TEP) has invested in the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind project in Japan. Renova is leading the development of the project which is planned to have a power generating capacity of approximately 700MW, making it one of the largest offshore wind farms in Japan. The company said it is currently engaged in dialogues […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is acting as the lender’s technical advisor on the Akita project, Japan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm.