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Tokyo Gas joins joint venture for offshore wind projects in Japan

Nov 26, 2020
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Northland Power and Shizen Energy I announce that Tokyo Gas has joined the joint venture established by Shizen Energy and Northland in 2019 for the development of offshore wind projects in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

As part of this alliance, each of the partners will be a shareholder of Chiba Offshore Wind Inc. (COW), the development vehicle for the projects.

COW is developing the projects off the Pacific Ocean coastline of Chiba Prefecture, with the target to achieve promising area designation.

Tokyo Gas said it will continue expanding its renewable power business, both domestically and overseas, to achieve its renewable power transaction volume target of 5GW by 2030. The aim of the company is to achieve its “Net Zero CO2” objective as set out in the Group Management Vision, “Compass 2030”.