Japan increases wind turbine expansion in 2022

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The Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) reports on the figures for 2022 where Japan's first large offshore wind farm went into operation.

Official Press Release JWPA:

Japan: Cumulative installed capacity of wind power in 2022: 4,802 MW 2,622 Units

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Japan: Cumulative installed capacity of wind power in 2022: 4,802 MW 2,622 Units

JWPA announced the installed capacity of wind power at the end of December, 2022 on a preliminary basis. They are surveyed by the JWPA.

New installation of wind power in 2022 is 1.6 times higher than those of 2021. Wind farms that have started operation in 2022 become larger in scale, with 6 wind farms over 20 MW. The average size of new wind farms in 2022 is 29.1 MW/site, the largest ever. (updated from 27.6 MW/site in 2020). The average rating of installed wind turbines exceed 3 MW for the first time, reaching 3.4 MW/unit. The first large-scale commercial offshore wind farm in Japan (Noshiro Port Offshore Wind Farm (84MW) is a major milestone. In January, a large onshore wind farm (46.8 MW) started operation in Iwate... ... More: Official Press Release JWPA

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