Japanese Government names winners of offshore wind sites

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 24/12/2021 4C Offshore
The Japanese government has named three separate consortiums represented by Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, as operators of three offshore wind sites in Japan. The sites concern areas off the coast of Choshi City, Noshiro City and Yurihonjo City.

Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions Ltd., Venti Japan Inc., C-Tech Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation were appointed as operators for the promotion zone offshore wind power generation project off the coast of Yurihonjo City (northern side and southern side), Akita Prefecture. It will consist of 65 GE manufacture turbines. The total installed capacity of the project is expected to be 819 MW, anticipated to be enough to meet the power demands of approximately 600,000 Japanese households. It is scheduled start of operation: December 2030.


Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions Ltd., C-Tech Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation were named operators of the project off the coast of Noshiro City, Mitane Town and Oga City, Akita Prefecture. With a capacity of 479 MW, the project is expected to produce enough to meet the power demands of approximately 330,000 Japanese households. Expected to start operations in 2028, it will feature 38 GE turbines.


Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions Ltd., C-Tech Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation, were selected as operators of the project off the coast of Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture. The total installed capacity of the project’s 31 GE wind turbines is expected to be 391 MW, enough to meet the power demands of approximately 280,000 Japanese households. It is slated to start operations in September 2028.

The consortiums for the three projects are partnering with companies including Amazon.com, Inc., NTT Anode Energy Corporation and Kirin Holdings Company, Limited, on a regional promotion strategy, and has already made concrete proposals under its exclusive public occupancy plan.


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