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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 20 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project 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 deliveries are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA and the engineering firm Shimizu Corporation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate within the offshore wind power generation business. JERA and Shimizu will explore ways to utilize their respective know-how and resources in the offshore wind power generation business to collaborate on related projects in Japan and overseas. Based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese renewable energy developer Renova plans to carry out a feasibility study on a 560MW nearshore wind farm off the city of Yurihonjo in Akita Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region of Japan. Renova has partnered with Eco Power, and JR East Energy Development to carry out site surveys as well as an Environmental Impact Assessment of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Technology

    Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, and Kraken Robotics have entered a strategic partnership to develop novel subsea inspection solutions for the offshore renewable energy, oil and gas, and shipping industries.

  • 16 December 2010
    Authorities

    Environmentalists brought Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) an early birthday present Wednesday — and they brought it right to his front door at the…   By Anita Kumar (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, December 16, 2010

  • 13 October 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    China Datang Corporation Renewable Power (Datang) won a 300 megawatt offshore wind power concession bid. Datang was one of four offshore… (capitalvue) [mappress] Source: capitalvue,October 13, 2010;

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the commercial offshore wind farms in the Dutch Borssele Zone (which also comprises a demonstration site) are looking to sell electricity to corporations, according to Reuters. 

  • 4 August 2011
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

      Texas, the US leader in installed wind energy capacity, may soon be boasting offshore wind facilities as well. Baryonyx Corporation, an Austin-based company, has ambitious plans to build three offshore wind farms near South Padre Island and Corpus Christi. According to The Brownsville Herald, Baryonyx submitted in June its project permit application to the […]

  • 3 May 2019

    Team Humber Marine Alliance and Aura Wind Energy have entered into a deal to develop an offshore wind strategy for the U.S. Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The three parties signed a contract on 2 May said to be the result of work to develop relationships with the U.S. East Coast over the last three years. The […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Baryonyx Corporation announced that it has been invited to negotiate a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for an initial award under the Wind and Water Power Program. Subject to the outcome of environmental and feasibility assessments, a further phase would see a three-turbine, 18MW wind farm installed offshore Texas. The Gulf Offshore Wind […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola plans to relocate the Wikinger project corporation to Sassnitz, Jürgen Blume, director of Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH, said during the recent topping-off event of the wind farm’s operations building at the Port of Sassnitz-Mukran. “We have always been emphasizing that we do not only aim to construct a wind farm in the Baltic Sea but see ourselves […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    The operations and maintenance base now under construction at Egmere, just south of Wells-next- the-Sea is well on track to be completed by early December. Externally, the environmentally-friendly roof was finished in summer, the block work and brick work is in its final stages, windows are being installed and road works are well underway. Inside […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply […]

  • 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 […]