Niigata Offshore Wind Farm is a 500MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Sea of Japan (East Sea), Niigata, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Flotation Energy and Mitsui OSK Lines. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively. The turbines will be mounted on floating type foundations.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

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About Flotation Energy

Flotation Energy Ltd (Flotation Energy), formerly Flotation Energy Plc, is a renewable energy company that develops and delivers offshore wind projects. The company offers identification and development services for both floating and fixed offshore wind farm projects. Its wind projects pipeline includes the Seadragon project, Morecambe, White Cross, Greystones, Blackwater, Cenos, and Green Volt projects. Flotation Energy works independently and in collaboration with other project developers such as Cobra Group, and Vargronn AS. The company operates with additional offices in the UK, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia. It is a subsidiary of Tepco Renewable Power Inc. Flotation Energy is headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, the UK.

About Mitsui OSK Lines

Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd (MOL) is a global marine logistics company. It owns and operates dry bulkers, tankers, LNG carriers, containerships, ferries & coastal RoRo ships, and cruise ships. The company’s dry bulkers transport dry bulk cargo such as iron ore, coal, grains, wood, wood chips, cement, fertilizer, and salt. Its tankers transport crude oil and refined petroleum products and its LNG carriers transport liquefied natural gas (LNG). The company also transports coal for electric power companies in Japan. MOL transports electric products, automotive parts, clothes, furniture, food products and automobiles. The company also offers luxury cruise services, real estate and tugboats. It has a presence across the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia. MOL is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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