Ichihara Biomass Power plant is a 49.9MW biopower project. It is located in Chiba, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 49.9 49.9 Active Chiba, Japan Ichihara Biomass Power


The project is developed and owned by Ichihara Biomass Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 350GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 120,000 households. The project cost is $208.378m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2020.

Contractors Involved

Mitsui E&S Holdings was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project.

Mitsui E&S Holdings is the O&M contractor for the project.


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