Yamagata Yuza Town Offshore Wind Power Project_Kansai Electric Power – Marubeni Corp is a 494MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Sea of Japan, Yamagata, Japan. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026.

Project TypeTotal Capacity (MW)Active Capacity (MW)Pipeline Capacity (MW)Project StatusProject LocationProject DeveloperOffshore494-494AnnouncedYamagata, JapanMarubeni Corp; The Kansai Electric Power Co Inc


The project is being developed by Marubeni and The Kansai Electric Power.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,420.6m.

The wind power project consists of 52 turbines, each with 9.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026.

About Marubeni

Marubeni Corp (Marubeni) is an integrated trading and investment business that operates through its domestic and overseas subsidiaries. The company provides various products and commodities such as marine products, chemicals, energy, metals and minerals, machinery, textiles, forest products and general merchandise, and pulp and paper. It also offers finance, logistics, development and construction services. The company explores transports, stores and markets natural resources. Marubeni provides insurance and reinsurance, fund and Japan real estate investment trust management and property management services, and operates transportation infrastructure projects. It has operations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Marubeni is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan

About The Kansai Electric Power

The Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (Kepco ) is an integrated power utility. It produces, supplies electricity, and thermal energy; procures and sells natural gas. The company generates electric energy using natural gas, nuclear, coal, oil, wind, hydro and solar sources. Through long, medium, and short terms and spot procurement contracts and other types of transactions, KEPCo procures liquefied natural gas, and processes and supplies that to customers using pipeline networks. It also provides IT and communications services including optical internet, optical telephone, and optical television to household and corporate customers. KEPCo provides real estate services, business solution, Nursing care, home security, staffing and other services. The company supplies electricity to customers and utility and non-utility companies in the Kansai and capital regions. KEPCo is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.


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