Hokuriku Electric Starts Building 8MW Wind Power Plant in Japan

(Bloomberg) — Hokuriku Electric Power Co. began
construction of an 8-megawatt wind power station in the western
prefecture of Fukui, the utility said in a statement Monday.

The station is being developed and will be operated by a
wholly owned unit and will start running in January 2017,
according to the statement. The plant will produce enough
electricity to power the equivalent of 4,000 homes for a year.

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Chisaki Watanabe in Tokyo at cwatanabe5@bloomberg.net

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Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net
Abhay Singh, Iain Wilson

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