Obayashi, SGRE Team for Offshore Wind Power Generation in Akita

2019/08/17 11:11
Sousuke Kudou, technical writer
A rendered image of Akita Prefecture Northern Part Offshore Wind Power Generation Project (source: Obayashi)

Obayashi Corp concluded an agreement with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (SGRE) to cooperate in "Akita Prefecture Northern Part Offshore Wind Power Generation Project," of which Obayashi is researching the development possibility, June 17, 2019.

SGRE is a Spain-based manufacturer of wind power generation facilities. They will help each other to solve issues for realizing the project.

It is a project to install offshore power generation facilities off the coasts of Asanai (Noshiro City, Akita Prefecture), Hachiryu (Mitane-cho) and Wakami (Oga City). The rated output of the facilities will reach up to 455MW. They are scheduled to start operation in or after 2024.