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JERA, J-Power and Equinor partner to develop offshore wind farm in Japan

September 14, 2020 Wind InfoLink


Japanese power supplier giant JERA, Electric Power Development Company, and Norwegian energy company Equinor announced on Sept. 9 that they have formed a consortium to jointly submit bids for the offshore wind projects in Akita Prefecture.

Auctions for the offshore wind projects, which will be built off the coast of Noshiro City, Mitane Town, Oga City, and Yurihonjo City, are scheduled to be held in the coming months. Results are likely to be announced at the end of 2021.

These offshore wind farms are expected to start commercial operation in 2025.

Map of offshore wind projects in Akita Prefecture

Source: JERA

JERA offshore wind portfolio in 2020:


JERA, J-Power, and Equinor Form a Consortium to Develop Offshore Wind Power Projects Off Akita Prefecture

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