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Yasuyuki Ikegami Institute of Ocean Energy, Saga University

A consortium consisting of Kyuden Mirai Energy Co., Inc, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd., NPO Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association and Open Hydro Technology has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment to supply a tidal turbine system for installation in the Okinawase Seto area of Goshima City, Nagasaki. Japan was selected as the business operator.

The aim of this demonstration project (2 MW) is to establish technologies conforming to domestic environments and technical standards, target for early practical application of tidal current power generation in Japan. The implementation period is 2016 to 2019.