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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of March. First UK Offshore Wind Project Retires E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin this month and take place for […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015

    Developments on Hull’s Alexandra Dock started to shape up with a new footpath and cycle route that have been officially opened on Friday, May 15.  The three-kilometre pathway represents an investment of £2million and is the first element of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock to be opened. The route, which will now form part of the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a shareholder of the London Array offshore wind farm, will invest USD 150 million in renewable energy in India. The Canadian institutional fund manager also established its Indian office in New Delhi, and appointed Anita Marangoly George as Managing Director, South Asia, with the objective of finding the best investment opportunities across all […]

  • 9 December 2014
    R&D

    IGERT student Wing Goodale and Environmental Conservation professor Dr. Anita Milman have published an article titled “The cumulative adverse effects of offshore wind energy development on wildlife” in the Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Analysis of cumulative adverse effects (CAE) is both a requirement of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and necessary to […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector was licensed this week by University College Cork to spin out company, Exceedence Ltd. The company, founded and led by Dr. Ray Alcorn, will now bring to market the Exceedence FINANCE solution developed by software engineers, financial analysts, industry specialists and researchers […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 20 businesses from Denmark visited Hull and the East Riding this week to help establish and strengthen networks across Europe between companies involved in the renewable energy sector supply chain. On Monday 23 November, Delegates embarked on a tour of the Port of Hull, visiting the Green Port Hull site at Alexandra Dock, […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured topics discussed at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2, at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: Offshore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]