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Noshiro Mitane Oga Offshore Project is a 475MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Sea of Japan (East Sea), Akita, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the dormant stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Inpex, Japan Petroleum Exploration, JR-East Energy Development, Kato Construction, Narita Construction, Sumitomo, Tepco Renewable Power and Venti-Japan. The owners have 12.5% stake in the project respectively. The project will be spread over an area of 59km². The turbines will be mounted on fixed type foundations.

The wind power project consists of 50 turbines, each with 9.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Inpex

Inpex Corp (Inpex) is an integrated energy company. It explores for, develops and produces oil and natural gas from its assets in domestic and international regions. The company markets crude oil, condensate, natural gas, and LNG. It has a working interest in various upstream projects in Asia and Oceania, Eurasia, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. The company owns and operates liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and natural gas pipeline in Japan. It also focuses on renewable energy through geothermal and solar power generation. The company offers investments and lending services to other oil and gas companies. Inpex is headquartered in Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.

About Japan Petroleum Exploration

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co Ltd (JAPEX) is an integrated energy company that carries out exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas. It also purchases, sells, transports, and supply crude oil and natural gas through pipelines, tank trucks and tankers. The company manufactures, sells and transports petroleum products, and bitumen. It focuses on the development of renewable energy including geothermal power generation and offers contract drilling services. It also facilitates carbon dioxide underground storage. The company has main offices in Japan, the US, the UK, Indonesia and the UAE, and operations in the US, Indonesia, Canada, Iraq and Russia. JAPEX is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan

About JR-East Energy Development

JR-East Energy Development Co Ltd, a subsidiary of East Japan Railway Co is a developer and supplier of a wind power generation services. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Kato Construction

Kato Construction Co Ltd (Kato) is a provider of construction engineering and general contracting services. It constructs institutional, commercial, and residential buildings, schools and offices. Kato is headquartered in Aichi, Japan.

About Sumitomo

Sumitomo Corp (Sumitomo) is a business enterprise that operates in metal products, infrastructure, transportation, construction systems, media, network and lifestyle retail, general products, real estate, financial services, logistics, mineral resources and energy, chemicals, and electronics industries. It provides crop protection products, fertilizers, and other agricultural materials. The company also provides leasing of aircraft; telecommunication services in Myanmar; and carries out the import and export of chemicals, machinery, metals, fuels; trilateral trade and domestic and international business investment. It operates in several countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, CIS, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Sumitomo is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Tepco Renewable Power

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc (Tokyo Electric Power) is a power generation based company which is focused in nuclear, hydroelectric, and new energy power generation businesses. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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