Press Release

Press Release

Japan’s First Consortium Selected Based on Public Offering Guidelines Towards Realization of Floating Offshore Wind Power Generator in Marine Renewable Energy Power Generation Facility Maintenance Promotion Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan

June 11, 2021
TODA CORPORATION
ENEOS Corporation
OSAKA GAS CO., LTD.
INPEX CORPORATION
Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

TODA CORPORATION (Otani Seisuke, President and Representative Director), ENEOS Corporation (Ota Katsuyuki, Representative Director, President), OSAKA GAS (Fujiwara Masataka, Representative Director and President), INPEX CORPORATION (Ueda Takayuki, Representative Director, President & CEO), Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (Morimoto Takashi, Director, Representative Executive Officer, President) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Hayashi Kingo, President & Director) jointly announced they took part in a public bid for business operations within the “Marine Renewable Energy Power Generation Facility Maintenance Promotion Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan” (hereinafter “Project”) as a consortium (hereinafter “Consortium”) led by TODA CORPORATION based on the Act of Promoting Utilization of Sea Areas in Development of Power Generation Facilities Using Maritime Renewable Energy Resources (hereinafter “the Act”) by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan. The Consortium was selected as the Project’s business operator on June 11, 2021.

This Project marks the first construction and operation of a commercial floating offshore wind farm* in Japan and the first marine renewable energy power generation facility constructed based on the Act.

*Multiple wind power generators installed and operated as one power plant.

The Consortium will next establish a limited liability company and coordinate with METI and MLIT to seek approval for a public occupancy plan.

Through the Project, the Consortium will contribute to the development of local communities while focusing on the construction and operation of the offshore wind farm towards the early diffusion of floating offshore wind power generation contributing to the realization of carbon neutrality in Japan.

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【Project Overview】

Power generation facility

Floating offshore wind power generation facility

Location

Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan

Sea area

2,726.5ha
(See figure below)

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【Profiles of Consortium Member Companies】

TODA CORPORATION

Established

January 1881

Representative

Otani Seisuke, President and Representative Director

Head Office

8-5 Hatchobori 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Business Areas

  • Research, planning, design, management, and execution related to all aspects of architectural and civil engineering comprehensive engineering and consulting related thereto
  • Research, planning, design, management, and execution related to local development, urban development, etc.;
    comprehensive engineering and consulting related thereto  
  • Real estate sale and purchase, rental, intermediary services, management, and appraisal


ENEOS Corporation

Established

May, 1888

Representative

Ota Katsuyuki, Representative Director, President

Head Office

1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Business Areas

  • Refining and sales of petroleum products (such as gasoline, kerosene, and lubricating oil)
  • Import and sale of gas and coal
  • Manufacture and sale of petrochemical products
  • Supply of electricity and hydrogen


OSAKA GAS CO., LTD.

Established

April, 1897

Representative

Fujiwara Masataka, Representative Director and President

Head Office

4-1-2 Hirano-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Business Areas

  • Production, supply and sale of gas
  • Power generation and sale of electricity, etc.


INPEX CORPORATION

Established

April,2006

Representative

Ueda Takayuki, Representative Director, President & CEO

Head Office

Akasaka Biz Tower, Akasaka 5-3-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Business Areas

In addition to research, exploration, development, production and sales of petroleum, natural gas and other mineral resources inside and outside Japan. INPEX is actively endeavoring to develop renewable energies, Hydrogen energy, carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technology, methanation technology, new technology, etc.

The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.

Established

May 1951

Representative

Morimoto Takashi, Director, Representative Executive Officer, President

Head Office

3-6-16 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku,Osaka

Business Areas

Electric power, heat supply, telecommunications, gas supply, etc.

Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc

Established

May 1951

Representative

Hayashi Kingo, President & Director

Head Office

1, Higashi-shincho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi

Business Areas

Electricity businesses, gas business, community support infrastructure, etc.

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