Construction work has started for Nagasaki-Goto floating offshore wind farm.
It locates offshore of Fukue island at Goto islands in Nagasaki pref., south west region in Japan.
Hitachi's 2.1 MW downwind turbine on the spar type floater made by Steel & Concrete.
8 sets 16.8MW in total were selected at Round1 offshore wind auction.
The floaters were built at the quay yard of Fukue Port, Goto City.
Tower was attached to the floater at the quay, then, it set sail to sea with semi-submersible spud burge.
The floater with tower was raised off the coast of Kabashima, where is deep and weak wind condition.
Nacelle and rotor will be attached afterwards.
They aim to assemble 3 wind turbines by the end of 2022 and more 5 wind turbines in 2023, and start commercial operation in Jan. 2024.
Goto Floating Wind Farm LLC Consortium Begins Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly
- Towards Realization of Floating Offshore Wind Power Generator -
On 7 October, 2022
Press released by Goto Floating Wind Farm LLC, TODA CORPORATION,
ENEOS Corporation, OSAKA GAS CO., LTD., INPEX CORPORATION,
Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
Japanese news movies (NHK, NBS, NHK) ;
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Note: The semi-submersible spud burge was made by Japanese MOE(Minisitry of Embironment) for this purpose in 2018.
低炭素型洋上風力発電低コスト化・普及促進事業における浜出船（半潜水型スパッド台船）の完成披露式典（長崎県五島市）について(in Japanese), on 7 May 2018