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JAPAN: The government will decide on a basic plan to promote offshore wind, including the location of designated construction zones.
JAPAN: Local developer Hibiki Wind Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kitakyushu City authorities to use port facilities for an offshore wind project.
JAPAN: Construction company Toda has announced the issue of a JPY 10 billion, five-year green bond, with 100 % of the funds raised used to finance development of a floating offshore windfarm near the Goto Islands off southern Japan.
JAPAN: The Ibaraki Prefectural Government has announced that a consortium formed by the Windpower Energy Group and Hitachi Windpower have been selected to take over the Kashima Port South offshore wind project.
JAPAN: Danish blade manufacturer LM Wind Power has installed and tested the blades on Hitachi's 5.2MW prototype offshore wind turbine at an onshore site in Japan.
JAPAN: Principle Power and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote WindFloat projects.
JAPAN: The Japanese Business Federation has asked the government to draw up guidelines to be used by regional authorities when granting permission for long-term use of the general sea areas by offshore wind operators.
JAPAN: Japan's move away from nuclear and fossil fuel power can be helped by offshore wind supporting the country's baseload power, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has found.
JAPAN: SB Energy has sold its share in an offshore wind power project located in Ibaraki prefecture, due to differences of opinion between the three partners.
JAPAN: The Marubeni Corporation has informed the Ibaraki prefectural government it will stop developing a wind project planned for a site in Kashima port.