Japanese METI and MLIT have jointly announced that they select more 3 sea area as "promoting area" for offshore wind power development.
Ejima at Saikai city, in Nagasaki pref.
Murakami city and Tainai city, in Niigata pref.
Oga city, Katagami city and Akita city, in Akita pref.
The tender will started for these 4 sea area (above 3 area and suspended "Happou-cho and Noshiro city, in Akita pref.") by 2022 end, as "Round 2" about 1.8 GW in total.