- Published: 17 May 2023 17 May 2023
Pattern Energy and its affiliate in Japan, Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), has announced it has completed construction and begun operation at its 113MW Sumita Tono Wind facility, in the mountainous area between the municipalities of Tono and Sumita, in Iwate Prefecture.
Sumita Tono Wind utilises 27 Vestas 4.2 MW wind turbines. The project has a 20-year feed-in-tariff power purchase agreement with Tohoku Electric Power Network, Inc. for 100% of the power output. GPI and its affiliates will be responsible for the long-term operation and maintenance of the facility with Vestas providing wind turbine maintenance.
With the addition of Sumita Tono Wind, Pattern Energy has eight renewable energy facilities in Japan either operating or under construction, including four onshore wind power facilities and two solar power facilities in operation, and one offshore and one onshore wind power facility under construction.