The 5MW floating wind turbine set sail for Fukushima on 2 July
The 3rd floating wind turbine for FukushimaFORWARD project has set sail from Osaka bay to Fukushima on 2 July.
This is 5MW Huitach downwind type wind turbine. It has been installed on the advanced spar type floater which is designed by JMU, from May to June about 2km offshore from Awaji Island in Osaka bay.
It will start operation by the end of 2016 at 20km offshore from Fukushima.
Japanese News Paper (in English)
Floating wind turbine begins slow trip to off Fukushima coast, by Asahi Newspaper, on 3 July
Japanese News Paper (in Japanese)
FuksuhimaFORWARD official announcement on 30 June (in Japanese)