15 Sep '11, 9am

Japan Plans Floating Wind Turbine Array Off Fukushima Coast: Japan's MITI announced it will invest as much as $2...

Japan Plans Floating Wind Turbine Array Off Fukushima Coast: Japan's MITI announced it will invest as much as $2...

Japan’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI) announced it will invest as much as 20 billion yen ($260 million) in a project to build a pilot offshore wind project comprised of six, 2-megawatt (MW) floating wind turbines off the Fukushima coast, according to a Bloomberg News report . A feasibility study running through March 2016 will evaluate the project with an eye towards expanding capacity thereafter.

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asiaone.com 17 Sep '11, 9am

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channelnewsasia.com 15 Sep '11, 8am

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