Hitachi to Supply 40 Wind Turbines to Chubu Electric Unit

December 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Green Energy News

Hitachi Ltd. (6501), a Japanese electronics
and industrial machinery maker, will supply 40 turbines, each
with 2 megawatts of capacity, to a wind farm in western Japan
run by a unit of Chubu Electric Power Co.

Hitachi received the order from Aoyama-Kogen Wind Farm Co.,
which operates the 15 megawatt facility in Mie prefecture,
Hitachi said in a statement today. No financial terms were
disclosed.

Of the 40 windmills, 18 will have started operation by
March 2016 and the rest by March 2017, according to the
statement.

C-Tech Corp., a clean energy and telecommunications unit of
Chubu Electric, owns 95.8 percent of Aoyama-Kogen, according to
C-Tech spokesman Masaya Hayashi.

To contact the reporter on this story:
Chisaki Watanabe in Tokyo at
cwatanabe5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Reed Landberg at
landberg@bloomberg.net

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