January 27 (Renewables Now) - Japanese firm Eurus Energy Holdings Corp said today it has held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a 20.4-MW wind park in the prefecture of Miyagi.
The Eurus Ishinomaki Wind Farm, as the plant is named, consist of six wind turbines with an individual capacity of 3.4 MW, the largest of their kind in the whole country. This equipment was supplied by wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE).
Located on the ridge of Mt Jyobon and Mt Kagobo, in Ishinomaki city, the plant is Eurus' first in Miyagi prefecture, the company said.
Eurus Ishinomaki's output, which will be sold to Tohoku Electric Power Co Ltd (TYO:9506), is expected to meet the annual power demand of about 10,000 local households and to offset around 19,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per year, stated Eurus.