- Published: 20 June 2019 20 June 2019
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind project in Japan. The agreement with customer Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the Northern Akita Offshore Wind Farm project, and a long-term service agreement.
Commercial operation date is scheduled from 2024 onwards. All deliveries are subject to Obayashi Corporation’s final investment decision. The Northern Akita pipeline will reach a capacity of up to 455MW at a site located in the northern region of Tohoku, Japan. According to the 2018 law promoting offshore wind in Japan, Obayashi Corporation is required to participate in a national tender to secure development rights for the project.