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  • 25 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has confirmed that its V174-9.5 MW was selected as the preferred turbine for the 220MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in Japan. Hibikinada is the first awarded, commercial-scale project to be announced in Japan. The wind farm is expected to enter the construction phase in FY 2022. It will be the first project to […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Kitakyushu City, Japan, has announced that a consortium comprising Kyuden Mirai Energy, Kyuden Corporation (Kyushu Electric Power), Hokutaku Renewable Energy Service, J-Power, and SAIBUGAS has been selected to install and operate an offshore wind farm off the Port of Hibikinada.

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hibiki Wind Energy signed an agreement with Kitakyushu city on 10 January, laying out the basic matters regarding the project to set up and operate the 229MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in the Kitakyushu Port area. 

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The winners of the tender to build the Hibikinada nearshore wind farm off Kitakyushu, Japan, have established a special purpose company (SPC) – Hibiki Wind Energy.

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities

    In a bid to develop more offshore wind the Japanese Environment Ministry has selected three sites with combined capacity of 1.42GW. Iwate Prefecture and the town of Hirono were selected by the ministry to study community acceptance and environmental impact on the construction of a 200MW offshore wind farm. Also, the authorities in the city […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    German energy company E.ON and Japan’s Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, construction and operations in the Kyushu area, the southernmost island of Japan. The companies […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Tokyo to support the Japanese offshore wind market. OWC stated that it had previously worked in Japan’s offshore wind sector from its office in Taipei, Taiwan. “The Japanese government has announced big ambitions when it comes to renewables in general and offshore wind specifically. We […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Tokyo-based Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) and ENGIE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to a non-exclusive collaboration for power projects, particularly in large-scale commercial offshore wind projects.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of Danish offshore wind industry investors, developers and manufacturers is heading to Japan to meet with this country’s key stakeholders in Kitakyushu and Tokyo.

  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding comprehensive cooperation for the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. In light of recent regulations which promote offshore wind power generation in the general sea areas, as well as in port and harbour areas, the development of offshore […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]