Vestas wins 32 MW order in Japan
News release from Vestas Asia Pacific
Singapore, 4 June 2021
Vestas has secured a 32 MW order with Toda Corporation for the Azumakogen Wind Farm in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE), Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai, General Foundation and Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd., the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature nine V105-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode with 84m towers.
Delivery of the turbines will begin in the second quarter of 2022, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.
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About Toda Corporation
Under its corporate credo of "Realizing high-quality construction, safely and on time," Toda Corporation has accumulated extensive technical expertise and experience over the course of its 140-year history. In recent years, Toda has reinforced its existing business-centred on the construction of hospitals, medical facilities and schools-by prioritizing such strategic fields as the construction of production facilities and office buildings. Diligently building a track record in these fields, Toda is concurrently accelerating its activities in business areas peripheral to its mainstay construction business, such as investment projects in the real estate development field. Toda is steadily expanding its business, while remaining highly regarded by customers for the quality it delivers both in Japan and overseas.
For further information about Toda Corporation, please visit: https://www.toda.co.jp/english/
About Japan Renewable Energy Corporation
Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE) was established in 2012 with a mission: to change the world with renewable energy for a sustainable tomorrow. Since then JRE has been developing and operating renewable energy power plants in harmony with local communities. Today 56 power plants (consisting of solar, wind, and biomass) are in operation and under construction, and dozens are under development including offshore wind power. We provide solutions to environmental and social issues from a long-term perspective and pave the way for renewable energy’s contribution to the decarbonization and sustained growth of society.
For further information about Japan Renewable Energy Corporation, please visit: https://www.jre.co.jp/english/
About Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai, General Foundation
Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai is a general incorporated foundation which operates subsidization, regional vitalization, management support and renewable energy business with a mission of “Vitalizing Fukushima in 30 Years”.
For further information about Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai, General Foundation, please visit: https://fukushima-mirai.com/
About Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd.
Established in May 2016, Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd.is the only renewable energy power company in Fukushima Prefecture that develops business totally from planning to running. Government of Fukushima prefecture has a vision to introduce renewable energies that will cover 100% of total energy demand in the prefecture in about 2040. Shirakawa Solar Park is the one of the Joint projects of JRE and Fukushima Mirai and it is expected to operate in December 2021. Proudly awarded as the best proposer of the Kido Dam management hydroelectric power generation business this year.
For further information about Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd., please visit: https://shinobuyama-power.co.jp/