Power Business

Marubeni’s Power Business (IPP Projects)

  • One of the largest power producers in Japan (No.1 among general trading companies) . Marubeni’s equity portion: 10,658MW (As of 6/30/2016)
  • Marubeni owns power assets in 21 countries (including Japan) around the world. Stable source of earnings backed by long-term electricity sales contracts.
  • Focusing efforts mainly on highly profitable development projects, playing a key role as project leader from construction through to plant operation.
  • Engaged in several environmentally friendly power generation projects, including wind power and natural gas power projects.

*What is an IPP project?;
Independent power producer (IPP) projects entail a company independently building and operating power generation facilities and selling the power to power companies.

  • Portugal:
    Power assets held by GDF SUEZ
  • Philippines:
    San Roque hydropower plant
  • Singapore:
    Senoko Power
  • U.S.A.:
    Wind power project
  • U.A.E.:
    Taweelah power/water plant

Recent Major Activities

U.K.: Offshore Wind Power Project

Inauguration Ceremony of Westermost Rough 210MW Offshore Wind Farm held in U.K. (July 2, 2015)[158KB]

Project Overview

Project Name
Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Power Project
8km off the East Yorkshire Coast, U.K.
210MW *Total amount (100% shareholding)
Operation Date
June 29, 2015

Chile: Solar Plant Project

Marubeni enters the Latin American power market with a 146 MW solar plant project in Chile (April 14, 2015)[165KB]

Project Overview

Project Name
Laberinto Project
The Atacama Desert in the region of Antofagasta, Chile
146MW *Total amount (100% shareholding)

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