Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm is a 39.6MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Aomori, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Development Bank of Japan, Japan Wind Development, Noheji Wind Development, Osaka Gas and Tokyu Land. The project is co-owned by Japan Wind Development, Osaka Gas and Tokyu Land, with their respective ownership stake of 33.33% each.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 22,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $12.949m.

The project will have 94m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Tohoku Electric Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Shimizu is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 11 units of V105-3.45MW turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project.

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About Development Bank of Japan

Development Bank of Japan Inc (DBJ) is a government-owned development bank that provides banking, investment, and other financial solutions. It offers a range of deposits; financing solutions such as term loans, syndicated loans, asset-based loans, real estate finance, project financing, debtor-in-possession financing, structured finance, employees' health management rated loan program, and environmentally rated loan program; and bank guarantees. The bank offers equity, leveraged and management buyouts, and mezzanine financing solutions. It also offers merger and acquisition advisory, consulting, as well as, operates the support center for technology management and women entrepreneurs center. The bank caters to entrepreneurs, corporates, and SMEs. It primarily operates in Japan and has an international presence in the US, China, Singapore and, the UK. DBJ is headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

About Japan Wind Development

Japan Wind Development Co Ltd (JWD) is a renewable energy company that operates and develops wind power generation plants. The company offers operation and maintenance, construction and development of wind power plants. In addition, it also develops green power system integration technology. JWD’s power plants include Choshi Obama Wind Power Station, Choshi Kazeigaura Wind Power Station, Rokkasho village wind power plant, Atsumi Wind Power Station, Kamogawa wind power plant, Rokkasho-mura Nibami Wind Power Station, Womb power plant, Fukikoshi terrace wind farm, Esuda North Wind Power Station, Tohaku Wind Power Station, Ichihara Wind Power Station, and others. The company operates its power plants in Japan and Germany. JWD is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Noheji Wind Development

Noheji Wind Development Co Ltd (Noheji Wind) develop, construct, and operate offshore wind farms. Noheji Wind is headquartered in Japan.

About Osaka Gas

Osaka Gas Co Ltd (OGCL) supplies natural gas to its customers in Kansai region, besides offering LPG, electricity and other energy-related products and services through affiliated enterprises. Its operations consist of domestic energy, environmental and non-energy, and international energy businesses. OGCL has international focus on upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. The company’s non-energy businesses include materials, real estate and IT. OGCL serves residential, commercial and industrial sectors. OGCL purchases LNG from Brunei, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries. The company has offices in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, the US and the UK. OGCL is headquartered in Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan.

About Tokyu Land

Tokyu Land Corp (TLC), a subsidiary of Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corp, is a real estate developer. It carries out the designing, development, management, and leasing of residential and commercial properties. TLC’s service portfolio comprises custom-home building, landscape gardening, renovation, employee benefit outsourcing services, fitness club operation, resort facility operation, and investment management. The company develops and manages condominiums, residential apartments, student residences, and senior housing, office spaces, urban shopping malls, and parks. It also owns and manages the resorts, hotels, golf courses, fitness facilities, and sports clubs for leisure activities. The company has a presence in Japan, China, the US, and Palau. TLC is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


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