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2017/07/13
Japanese METI has discussed renewable energy mass-introduction

Japanese government(METI) holds 5 study meetings for "renewable energy mass-introduction".

METI will assess Japan's long term energy supply & demand plan (energy mix plan) next spring. The main ch…
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2017/06/15
JWPA celebrates Global Wind Day in 2017

The JWPA celebrates our 10th Wind Day, since the 1st off-European Wind Day at Yokohama in 2008.
The accumulated GWD participants in Japan has exceeds 10,000 this year.
We hold more than 30 events a…
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2017/04/17
Kitakyushu Hibikinada offshore wind bidding winners establish SPC

Kitakyushu city government made offshore wind power development bidding according to the amended Port & Harbor Law last Sept. and they announced winners last Feb..
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2017/04/11
Japanese Ministerial Conference offers action plan for renewable energy promotion

Accelerate the environmental impact assessment for wind power and promote offshore wind development


- Japanese government re-organized “Ministerial Conference for renewable energy” to “Mi…
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2017/03/28
Hokkaido Electric Power Co. (HEPCO) start recruiting 1GW of new wind power with large battery

Hokkaido Electric Power Co. (HEPCO) start recruiting 1GW of new wind power with large batteries which are installed at substations in the grid lines.

Many developers will propose this recruiting, …
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2017/03/23
NEDO Releases new integrated offshore wind resource map

NEDO has developed the integrated offshore wind resource map and released it in March 2017.
It is opened to public by Web, but unfortunately, its instruction is written only in Japanese.

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2017/03/20
Japanese government orders wind turbine owners to perform & report safety inspection every 3 years from next April.

Japanese METI (who is in charge of power plant safety) starts periodic safety inspection report system for all wind turbines over 500kW from 1 April 2017.
The Japan Electric Association (JEA) has s…
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2017/03/08
JWPA joined REvision2017 expert meeting

Renewable Energy Institute in Japan held REvision2017 at Tokyo on 8 March 2017.
JWPA supported this event.

http://www.renewable-ei.org/en/activities/events_20170308.php


And, JWPA joined th…
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2017/03/07
Recent offshore wind power development status in Japan

59.6 MW of offshore wind turbines are in operation at the end of 2016 in Japan now.
And, 2,486 MW of offshore wind power projects are planning.
So, the total offshore wind projects in Japan exceeds…
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2017/01/24
Installed capacity of wind power generation at the end of 2016: 3,234 MW, 2,175 units

JWPA announces the installed capacity of wind power generation in Japan as of the end of December 2016 and the estimated data for FY2015 (as of the end of March 2017). They are surveyed by the JWPA.

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