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TEPCO Plans to Build Offshore Wind Farm in Chiba

2019/10/29 17:18
Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP Intelligence Group & Sousuke Kudou, technical writer
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A wind power generation facility that was set up off the coast of Choshi City for a verification test and a tower for monitoring wind conditions (source: TEPCO)

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc (TEPCO) is planning to build a large-scale offshore wind power plant off the coast of Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

TEPCO already started an environmental impact assessment and published an "environmental impact statement in the planning phase" Aug 29, 2019.

TEPCO plans to build an offshore wind power plant anchored to the seabed (output: up to 370MW). The company will install up to 72 5.2MW-class, 62 6MW-class, 47 8MW-class, 39 9.5MW-class or 31 12MW-class wind turbines.