Tag: offshore wind in japan

Vestas secures 238 MW wind turbine order in Japan

Vestas has received a 238 MW wind turbine supply contract from Hibiki Wind Energy for its Kitakyushu-Hibikinada offshore wind farm project in Japan. The offshore facility, which is right next to Kitakyushu city in Fukuoka Prefecture, will be equipped with 25 Vestas V174-9.5 MW wind turbines, which are the strongest in use in Japan. A long-term active output management 5000 service contract was also signed with Vestas for the wind farm. The order is anticipated to boost the company’s presence in the country’s offshore wind energy sector.

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Paper on Accelerating Offshore Wind Power in Japan

This recommendation paper summarizes the measures needed to ensure fair competition and create a stable, transparent business environment, focusing primarily on issues related to the zone designation system and project developer selection system. The recommendations stem from discussions with offshore wind power developers in various positions.

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Iberdrola, Cosmo energy and Hitachi Zosen to collaborate on 600 MW offshore wind project in Japan

Iberdrola signed a joint-venture agreement with Cosmo Eco Power and HitachiZosen Corp to collaborate on developing a 600 MW offshore wind farm in Japan, known as the Seihoku-oki project. The companies will come together to form the joint venture Aomori-Seihoku-Oki Offshore Wind Godo Kaisha to develop the project. The project site is located off the coast of the Aomori prefecture.

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