As part of measures to prevent global warming, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government established a wind power generation facility in the coastal area, appealed to the vision of citizens and business operators, and provided various information on wind power generation, thereby promoting the use of natural energy It is a leading project implemented for the purpose of drawing. Power supply development Co., Ltd. · Toyota Tsusho Corporation group was selected as a business enterprise by public offering and became the first cooperation work between Tokyo Metropolitan Government and private companies. As the project entity, power development · Toyota Tsusho establishes J-Wind Tokyo Co., Ltd. as the main entity of construction and operation management of wind power generation facilities, and supports measures from Tokyo Metropolitan Government such as reduction and exemption of land use fee and property tax We began business with receiving. As a result, it was born as the first full-scale wind power plant in the world as the first in the coastal area of Tokyo and near the big cities with a population exceeding 10 million people at that time.
This urban wind power plant was built in the “Tokyo Landfield Central Breakwater Inner Landfill Area” close to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport), and in March 2003 it began generating electricity at 1,700 kW. It is V52 type made by Denmark Vestas company and consists of 2 wind turbines with output of 850 kW. It is familiar to “Tokyo Wind Guru”, it is a symbol of natural energy in large cities by introducing wind power generation in the center of big city, and in 2003 we will receive the New Energy Grand Prize (New Energy Foundation Chairman’s Award) I have won the award. In February 2010, J-Wind Tokyo became 100% of Power Development Co., Ltd. as a result of the transfer of the shares of Toyota Tsusho Corporation’s equity shares. In April 2011 , the company name was changed to J-Wind Co. , Ltd. .