11/04/2014

Marubeni Europe Plc

Marubeni acquires interest in offshore wind generation project in UK

 


Marubeni Corporation ("Marubeni") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, along with the UK Green Investment Bank ("GIB"), a 50% interest from DONG Energy ("DONG Energy") of the Westermost Rough ("WMR") Offshore Wind Power Project. WMR is under construction off the east Yorkshire coast of the UK and is due to reach commercial operation in early 2015.


Project Name


Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Power Project


Business Description


Wind power generation business with a 15 year power purchase agreement with DONG Energy


Location


UK / 8km from East Yorkshire Coast


Ownership


DONG Energy 50%


Marubeni 25%


GIB 25%


Capacity


210MW (Siemens 6MW turbine x 35 units)


Commercial Operation Date


1H/2015


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