Marubeni Corporation announces Fukushima floating offshore wind farm demonstration project
Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013
A consortium made up of Marubeni Corporation (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, Japan Marine United Corporation, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Ltd., Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Shimizu Corporation and Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc. have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012.
At present, the construction of the floating power facility consisting of a 2MW downwind-type wind turbine and a 4 Column Semi-Sub as part of Phase I has been successfully completed and their delivery to Fukushima has started today.
Source: Marubeni Corporation