July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish offshore wind giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last month that it had received its first preferred supplier nomination for the Japanese offshore wind industry, being nominated as preferred supplier for the Northern Akita offshore pipeline in Japan which has a capacity of up to 455 megawatts (MW).
June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by
February 19th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Japan's nascent offshore wind industry is expected to increase dramatically over the next ten years, according to energy analysts Wood Mackenzie, who predict that by 2028 the island country will boast upwards of 4 gigawatts (GW) of offshore capacity, a 62-fold increase on 2018 figures.
January 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish power giant Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, better known as TEPCO, to explore the possibility and to work jointly on developing offshore wind projects in Japan
January 21st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
TEPCO and Orsted have agreed to build a new offshore wind farm in the Pacific east of Tokyo to take advantage of new renewable energy goals announced by the Japanese government.
September 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Japan's Electric Power Development Co., better known as J-Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French multinational electric utility ENGIE to collaborate on power projects, specifically offshore wind and floating offshore wind projects.
July 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
More than 72 GW of new wind capacity is expected to be added over the next ten years in the Asia Pacific (excluding China), pushing cumulative capacity up to 111 GW and making it one of the largest wind sub-regions in the world.
May 18th, 2013 | by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz
This article was originally published on Lenz Blog. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Trade just published figures for renewable energy [&hellip
March 25th, 2013 | by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz
The Japanese law on feed-in tariffs (partial translation available here) requires that feed-in tariffs are revised for each business year, [&hellip
March 18th, 2013 | by Jake Richardson
If you have been following clean energy news from Japan, you know the aggressive goals the country has. The government [&hellip
October 2nd, 2012 | by Jake Richardson
CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets has estimated Japan could have 7.6 GW of wind power by 2016. For solar, that estimate [&hellip
June 20th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Some top wind energy news from the past week or so (other than the wind energy stories we’ve already [&hellip
April 18th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
The global wind industry is set to install more than 46 GW of new wind energy this year and, [&hellip
February 20th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
Nameless reports floating around the internet make it clear that Japanese trading house Marubeni is planning on building a [&hellip