The world’s largest windmill for ocean generation with a capacity of 7,000 kW was completed and opened to the public on June 22. It will be installed 20 km offshore Fukushima Prefecture early July. It is for floating ocean generation and scheduled to start generation early December. The blade is 167 m in diameter. It is built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The windmill is 190 m high and weighs 1,500 tons. The height including the floating part is about 200 m.
The world's largest windmill is
opened to the public on June 22
Supported by the government, companies and organization are energetically developing renewable energy projects. The new windmill is the second windmill under the government’s initiative. The first windmill was built by Hitachi. It has a capacity of 2,000 kW and started generation in November 2013. The third windmill is scheduled to start generation within 2015.
The world's largest windmill has become
the center of nationwide attention