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Call Starts for Applicants for "Cost Reductions for Offshore Wind Power Generation" Projects

October 1, 2021

Today, the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has started the call for applicants for "cost reductions for offshore wind power generation" projects that will be implemented using the Green Innovation Fund.

1. Background and purpose

Toward the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, a Green Innovation Fund has been established under the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). In this fund program, field-specific working groups established under the Green Innovation Project Committee, Industrial Structure Council deliberate on items such as the priority and appropriateness of the amount to be implemented by the fund for each project. Then, the divisions and offices in charge of the project at the responsible ministries formulate the contents of each project as an "R&D and Public Implementation Plan," and start calling for applicants.

Based on discussions at the Working Group on the Field of Green Power Generation, METI has formulated an R&D and Public Implementation Plan for "cost reduction of offshore wind power generation" projects. In response to this, NEDO has started calling for applicants for the "cost reduction of offshore wind power generation" projects.

2. Call for applicants for the "cost reductions for offshore wind power generation" projects

From today until November 15 (Mon.), NEDO is calling for applicants for the "cost reductions for offshore wind power generation" projects. For details, please check NEDO's public call information at the link below.

3. Future plans

After the public call ends, NEDO will review the applications. The projects are scheduled to begin from January.

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