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RWE, Kyuden Mirai in Japan Offshore Wind Pact

May 28, 2020

RWE Renewables Japan, a Japanese branch of Germany's RWE Renewables, and Kyuden Mirai Energy Company, a Kyushu Electric Power company, have signed a Joint Bidding Agreement to enter into a full-scale feasibility study for the offshore wind power project planned off the coast of Yurihonjo City…

OWC Sets Up Shop in Japan

May 18, 2020

International offshore wind consultancy and advisory firm OWC (Offshore Wind Consultants) has said it will set up an office in Tokyo to support the fast-growing offshore wind market in Japan.'The Japanese government has announced big ambitions…

Seajacks to Install Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations in Japan

May 01, 2020

Offshore installation company Seajacks has won contract with Kajima Corporation for the transport and installation of wind turbine foundations at the Akita Port and Noshiro Port offshore wind farms in Japan.The project is being developed by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW)…

Orsted Hopes COVID-19 Will Not Slow Japan's Offshore Wind Projects

Apr 10, 2020

Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, is concerned the coronavirus may delay auctions for offshore projects as it prepares to enter the market, the head of its Asia-Pacific unit said. 'The pandemic will not influence investment decisions and general confidence in offshore wind…

Ramboll to Design Foundations for Japan Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 07, 2020

Danish engineering company Ramboll has signed a contract with Japanese construction company Obayashi Corporation for the design of offshore wind farm foundations.“There is a giant potential for Ramboll in Japan. At the same time, however, the…

Vestas Wind Turbines for Offshore Wind Farm in Japan

Apr 06, 2020

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the supply 33 Vestas V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan. The Akita Norshiro offshore wind farm…

Seajacks Clinches Japanese Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Mar 30, 2020

UK-based firm Seajacks, an offshore wind power installation specialist, has signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, northern Japan…

Deme Offshore, Penta-Ocean in Japan Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 24, 2020

Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction and Belgian offshore installation specialist Deme Offshore have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. In light of recent…

ABB Power & Control for Japan's Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Mar 10, 2020

ABB will equip Japan-built self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel with its power and control technologies.The company said Tuesday that the 28,000-GT jack-up unit on order from builder Japan Marine United Corp, and due for delivery to Shimizu Corp…

MHI Vestas Wins First OWF Order in Japan

Mar 03, 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) to supply turbines for the Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project. This is the first firm order in Japan for the Danish wind turbines manufacturer…

GWEC, JWPA Launch Offshore Task Force

Feb 27, 2020

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have announced that they have formed a joint Japan Offshore Wind Task Force to drive offshore wind growth in Japan.As of December 2019, Japan has 65.6MW of offshore wind capacity…

MHI Vestas Selected for 220 MW Japanese OWF

Nov 26, 2019

Japanese offshore wind power player Hibiki Wind Energy has selected the Danish manufacturer of offshore wind turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred wind turbine supplier for the 220 MW Hibikinada Offshore Wind Farm (OWF).Hibikinada is the first awarded…

COLI, GRS Form Japanese Offshore Team

Nov 04, 2019

Germany's offshore broker Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has formed a strategic partnership with break bulk and project cargo consultancy COLI Schiffahrt & Transport to target the offshore renewables market in Japan.The aim of the cooperation…

Germany's RWE Eyes Japan OWP

Nov 01, 2019

German utility RWE Renewables has opened its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan and planning to invest in Japan’s offshore wind power (OWP) projectsLed by the Japanese Country Manager, the new Tokyo office will support RWE’s aim to expand its renewables business to Japan…

Ideol, Taisei Sign Floating Wind Deal in Japan

Oct 10, 2019

French floating foundations specialist Ideol and Taisei Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint development and promotion of concrete foundations for floating offshore wind in Japan using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology…

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