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2018/09/18
Wind turbines in Japan suffered by typhoons and earthquake

Two strong typhoons and one huge earthquake attacked Japan in Aug. and Sep. 2018.

Typhoon Cimarron fell down one MHI 600kW turbine at Awaji city in Hyogo pref. on 24 Aug.
Official accident rep…
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2018/08/10
NEDO's new floating 2 bladed wind turbine completed at Kitakyushu port

Japanese NEDO(New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) and its Consortium group(Marubeni, Hitz, Glocal, Eco Power, Tokyo University, Kyuden Mirai Energy) has completed the next …
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2018/06/24
NEDO's new floater set sail from Osaka/Sakai to Kitakyushu

NEDO's barge type floating body, "Hibiki" of a floating offshore wind power generation system for experiments was towed by the five tugboats in the Kanmon Strait. 
It left HITZ dockyard in Osaka on…
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2018/06/15
JWPA celebrates Global Wind Day in 2018

The JWPA celebrates our 11th Wind Day, since the 1st off-European Wind Day at Yokohama in 2008.
The accumulated GWD events in Japan exceed 150 with over 10,000 participants.

We hold more than 20 …
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2018/01/17
Installed capacity of wind power generation at the end of 2017: 3,399 MW, 2,225 units

JWPA announces the installed capacity of wind power generation in Japan as of the end of December 2017.
They are surveyed by the JWPA.

The cumulative installed capacity at the end of December, 2…
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2017/12/21
JWPA requests Japanese government to legislate a new law for offshore wind power promotion

JWPA requested Japanese government to legislate a new law for offshore wind power promotion on 21 Dec. 2017.
Our president Mr. Manabu Takamoto visited government offices (Cabinet, MLIT, METI) and ha…
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2017/09/24
Japan plans new laws to encourage offshore wind power at general common sea area

Japanese government intends to fix new law for promoting offshore wind power development at general common sea area by next March.

Japan plans new laws to encourage offshore wind power generatio…
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2017/08/30
Japanese METI starts new committee for planning new energy vision

Japanese government settle long term energy vision every 3 years. The next vision shall be declared in 2018.
METI starts new committee called "Energy situation roundtable" to examine the direction o…
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2017/08/03
Renewable Energy Institute released a report "For Greater Deployment of Wind Power—Examining Land Use Regulations and Environmental Impact Assessment"

REPORT
For Greater Deployment of Wind Power
—Examining Land Use Regulations and Environmental Impact Assessment (English Abridged Version)
http://www.renewable-ei.org/en/activities/reports_2017080
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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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