List of offshore wind farms in Japan

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This is a list of operational, offshore wind farms in Japan (within the national maritime boundaries).

List[edit]

Wind farm Prefecture Model Unit
Power (MW)
No. of
Units
Total
(MW)
Online Developer Owner /
Operator
Coordinates Refs.
Setana Wind Farm Hokkaido Prefecture Vestas V47 0.6 MW 2 1.2 MW Close to shore [1]
Sakata Offshore Wind Farm Yamagata Prefecture Vestas V80 2.0 MW 8 (3 onshore) 16 MW [2]
Wind Power Kamisu Ibaraki Prefecture Subaru 80 2 MW 7 14 MW Close to shore, survived exposure to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.[3][4]

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Fukushima Floating Wind Turbine Fukushima Prefecture 2 MW 1 2 MW November 2013 [6][7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Offshore wind farms planned," Japan Times, May 9, 2010; retrieved 13 Dec 2010; Kawasaki Heavy Industries, "Japan’s First Offshore Wind Power System Delivered to Hokkaido"
  2. ^ "Datasheet for Sakata Offshore Wind Farm". LORC Knowledge. 2011-03-14. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  3. ^ 4C Offshore site page, accessed 11 February 2011
  4. ^ "First domestic open sea wind power plant starts operation," Denki Shimbun. July 23, 2010.[dead link]
  5. ^ Wood, Elisa (2011-05-25). "The Dangers of Energy Generation". Renewable Energy World. Archived from the original on 2011-06-03. 
  6. ^ Elaine Kurtenbach. "Japan starts up offshore wind farm near Fukushima" The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 November 2013. Accessed: 11 November 2013.
  7. ^ Fukushima Forward pamphlet