Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded thermal capacity of 4,482GW. This is expected to contribute 40% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 4,924GW. Of the total global thermal capacity, 4.18% is in Japan. Listed below are the five largest upcoming thermal power plants by capacity in Japan, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

1. Goi Thermal Power Station Replacement

The Goi Thermal Power Station Replacement is a 2,340MW thermal power project located in Chiba, Japan. It is being developed by Goi United Generation. The project is currently in under construction stage. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in 2024. The project is owned by ENEOS; JERA. Buy the profile here.

2. Sodegaura LNG Fired Power Plant

Sodegaura LNG Fired Power Plant is a 2,000MW thermal power project in Chiba, Japan. Chiba-Sodegaura Energy is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2031. The project is currently in permitting stage. It is owned by Tokyo Gas. Buy the profile here.

3. Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Replacement

The 1,950MW Anegasaki Thermal Power Station Replacement is located in Chiba, Japan. It is owned by JERA. The thermal project is currently in partially active stage. JERA is developing this project. Buy the profile here.

4. Ishikariwan Shinko Power Plant

The Ishikariwan Shinko Power Plant is a 1,708.20MW thermal power project. It is planned in Hokkaido, Japan. The project is currently in partially active stage. It will be developed by Hokkaido Electric Power. Hokkaido Electric Power is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.

5. Kobe Works Thermal Power Plant

The 1,300MW thermal project, Kobe Works Thermal Power Plant is being developed by Kobelco Power Kobe No. 2. The project is currently in partially active stage. Kobelco Power Kobe No. 2 is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.