Electric Power Development Co Ltd (J-Power) announced July 27, 2017, that it has started construction of a wind power plant in Nikaho City, Akita Prefecture, Japan.
For the plant, 18 units of Enercon GmbH's large-scale wind power generation equipment (output: 2.3MW each) will be installed on Nikaho Plateau. The total output of the plant will be 41.4MW, which is the fourth largest of the 25 wind power plants that the company is operating/constructing in Japan.
The power producer of the plant is J-Wind Nikaho Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of J-Power. It aims to start commercial operation in March 2019.