Published: 23 April 2019 23 April 2019
E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy have signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, construction and operations in the Kyushu area, the southernmost island of Japan.
The companies may consider expanding the partnership to other regions in Japan. E.ON has established a local presence with the recent opening of a Tokyo office. Kyuden Mirai Energy is a the developer of the Hibiki-nada Offshore Wind Farm Project in Kyushu and in parallel is studying opportunities for new offshore wind projects throughout Japan. The Hibiki-nada Offshore Wind Farm Project is the first tendered project under the revised laws of port management in Japan.