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  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Carbon Trust is working as part of a consortium set up to progress the development of a tidal and floating wind energy test centre in the Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The Nagasaki Prefecture has been identified as a potential location for the offshore renewable test site, to not only take advantage of the region’s abundant […]

  • 3 April 2015

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has become a member of the Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NaMICPA), a non-profit organisation, to help support the development of marine renewables in Japan and stimulate further collaboration between the two countries. Oliver Wragg, EMEC’s Commercial Director, signed up to the association during a marine energy trade […]

  • 24 March 2015

    Japanese company Hitachi has completed the installation of  its 5MW downwind offshore wind turbine in Ibaraki prefecture. The turbine, featuring permanent-magnet generator, medium-speed gearbox and a rotor diametre of 126 metres, will undergo testing throughout the summer. The installation of the HTW 5.0-126 turbines next to the port of Kashima was delayed several times. Hitachi […]

  • 10 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Japan is speeding up with the development of its floating offshore wind projects, in an aim to move away from nuclear power and shift to renewables. Recently, a floating wind turbine of 2MW capacity started generating power near Nagasaki prefecture.  In Fukushima prefecture, a group of 11 companies, headed by Marubeni Corporation have installed a […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Authorities, R&D

      Due to the limited space for onshore wind turbines in Japan, the Japanese Environmental Ministry is planning to conduct trails for floating wind turbine off Kabashima Island in Nagasaki Prefecture later this month, the Daily Yomiuri informed. Fisrtly, the ministry is going to test a small 100-kilowatt model with three 11-meter blades. After completion […]

  • 18 March 2015

    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 […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has issued a call for developers interested in building and operating a floating offshore wind farm off Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The invitation for developers to participate in the auction opened on 24 June and will close on 24 December, 2020. Two of Japan’s ministries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; and the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Orkney’s marine energy industry has been the focus of a fact-finding visit by Japanese politicians and business leaders. The 10-strong party from the Nagasaki Prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, toured the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Stromness at the weekend to learn more about Orkney’s role at the forefront of the global wave […]

  • 31 July 2019

    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 […]

  • 31 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    A floating wind turbine of 2MW capacity started generating power near Nagasaki prefecture on Monday (October 28), Bloomberg informs. This is a demonstration project, which is carried out by a group led by Toda Corporation for the Japanese Ministry of the Environment. Last year, the group installed a 100kW model of the floating wind turbine […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine in Asia and the 2-megawatt turbine off the coast of Fukushima will start operation on 7 October. The first project phase, which included the setting of the Hitachi downwind-type turbine with a rotor diameter […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Japan’s offshore wind capacity is expected to reach 4GW in 2028, a 62-fold increase from 2018, according to a new research by Wood Mackenzie. Wood Mackenzie estimates that Japan will see a power generation shortfall of more than 10GW by 2030, as it struggles to restart 30 nuclear reactors to meet the national nuclear target, and […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) have begun an offshore ground investigation around Hirashima and Enoshima islands off the coast of Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture, to explore the possibility of developing an offshore wind farm. The Japanese government is currently in the process of determining areas to be designated as offshore […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A new hub to allow Scottish companies to access the burgeoning renewable energy market in Japan was officially launched last week by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop during a visit to Nagasaki. The centre, called ‘Scotland House’, will be based at the Nagasaki Dejima Incubator (D-FLAG) in the south East of […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch DOB-Academy has signed two agreements in Japan for cooperation on offshore wind. DOB-Academy signed a contract with Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NAMICPA) for an Ocean Human Resources Development Center (OHRDC) in Nagasaki which will organize a new academy to provide education for future local offshore engineers. Furthermore, the Dutch academy signed a Memorandum of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The prefect of the Normandy and the Seine-Maritime and the prefect of the Somme region have authorized the construction of the 496MW Dieppe-Le Tréport offshore wind farm and the accompanying grid link. The decision follows the period of public discussions on the application, which were held from 16 October to 29 November last year. Both Departmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    A team of government and industry leaders from Japan’s eastern seaboard are set to come to Scotland to plan for the development of marine energy in Japan following an invitation by Finance Secretary John Swinney. Iwate Prefecture was one of the areas worst affected by last year’s tsunami and subsequent events at Fukushima nuclear power […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind Power Kamisu in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture started operating from July as the first offshore wind power plant in Japan. Plant… (shimbun) [mappress] Source: shimbun, July 23, 2010;

  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind project developed by the Iberdrola-led Ailes Marines consortium in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France, is set to receive the administrative authorisation in the coming days, according to French Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea.

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) is mulling a 1,000MW project in Japan that could be built off Choshi in Chiba Prefecture, The Japan News (The Yomiuri Shimbun) reports. TEPCO plans to set up an offshore wind farm comprising 200 5MW wind turbines, installed on fixed-bottom foundations, according to The Japan News, which further writes that the Japanese […]

  • 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 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The concessions for the occupation of public maritime areas for the three wind farms developed by EDF EN in France are in the process of being signed, according to the French government.