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January 7, 2022

Kushima Wind Power Plant, Japan

By Carmen

Kushima Wind Power Plant is a 65.55MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Miyazaki, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 65.55 65.55 Active Miyazaki, Japan Kyudenko; Kyushu Electric Power

Description

The project is developed and owned by Kyudenko and Kyushu Electric Power. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.

The project generates 137,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 46,000 households, offsetting 50,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $145.848m.

The project has 85m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2020.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 23 units of 3.2-103 turbines, each with 2.85MW nameplate capacity.

About Kyudenko

Kyudenko Corp (Kyudenko), a subsidiary Kyushu Electric Power Company Inc, is a construction company that carries out the design and administration of electrical facilities. The company offers electrical installation facilities to buildings, factories, schools, and hospitals. It offers services like heating, ventilation, and air conditioning facilities; power distribution facilities such as power poles, overhead and underground distribution lines, lines to the home, and electric power meters. Kyudenko carries out providing infrastructure development facilities such as a community drainage system, water supply, and sewerage, waste water treatment, and total energy management system. The company offers installation of information and telecommunication instruments in factories and buildings, cable television, and base stations for mobile communications, and installation of local area network, solar power and wind power generation. The company operates in Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore. Kyudenko is headquartered in Fukuoka, Japan.

About Kyushu Electric Power

Kyushu Electric Power Co Inc (Kyushu Electric) generates and distributes electricity. The company also constructs, maintains and repairs power generation facilities. It stores, vaporizes, delivers and sells liquefied natural gas (LNG); and purchases, operates, charters and rents LNG carriers. The company generates electricity from various sources including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, geothermal, internal combustion, wind, solar and biomass sources. Kyushu Electric’s non-energy businesses include IT and telecommunications, environmental and recycling businesses as well as lifestyle-oriented services. The company through IPP projects operates in Asia, North America, Latin America and Middle East. Kyushu Electric is headquartered in Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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