Marubeni buys 102MW US wind farm

The wind farm uses REpower's MM92 turbines

The wind farm uses REpower's MM92 turbines

Japanese conglomerate Marubeni has bought a 90% stake in a 102.5MW wind farm in California from the US subsidiary of French utility EDF.

Marubeni did not disclose the terms of the deal, but said EDF Renewable Energy will retain a 10% stake in the project.

The Shiloh IV wind farm, located in Solano county between San Francisco and Sacramento, went online in late 2012 using REpower Systems MM92 turbines.

Tokyo-based Marubeni – which is leading the Fukushima Forward offshore floating wind demonstration project in Japan – currently owns roughly 10.4GW of power-generation assets, via stakes in about 33.7GW of projects throughout the world.

It has been particularly active in the renewables sector over the last Log in to read complete article.

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