Fukushima floating wind switch-on

Fukushima prefectural governor Yuhei Sato (left) and METI vice minister Kazuyoshi Akaba face the media after remotely switching on the floating turbine from the port of Onahama, south of the city of Iwaki

Fukushima prefectural governor Yuhei Sato (left) and METI vice minister Kazuyoshi Akaba face the media after remotely switching on the floating turbine from the port of Onahama, south of the city of Iwaki

A Marubeni-led consortium brought another experimental offshore floating wind project online in Japan this week, and confirmed plans to add the first of two 7MW turbines at the site off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in the second half of 2014.

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