Japan starts 2nd offshore wind auction for Choshi and Akita

Japanese METI(Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) and MLIT(Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) start 2nd offshore wind power auction for 4 sites on 27 Nov. 2020. The auction deadline is on 27 May 2021. This is the 1st auction for fixed bottom type at General Common Sea Area in Japan.

再エネ海域利用法に基づく洋上風力発電事業者の公募の開始について(in Japanese)
By METI&MLIT on 20 Nov.

- Mitane & Oga city, in Akita pref. (秋田県能代市、三種町及び男鹿市沖)
- Yurihonjo city (Northern part), in Akita pref. (秋田県由利本荘市沖, 北側)
- Yurihonjo city (Southern part), in Akita pref. (秋田県由利本荘市沖, 南側)
- Choshi city, in Chiba pref. (千葉県銚子市沖)