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November 23, 2021

Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power Plant, Japan

By Carmen

Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power Plant is a 75MW biopower project. It is planned in Chiba, Japan. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in January 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 75 75 Permitting Chiba, Japan Prominet Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by Prominet Power.

The project cost is expected to be around $313.194m.

Wood pellets which is a kind of wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by January 2024.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Hokuriku Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Toyo Engineering is expected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Andritz is likely to be the supplier of the steam boiler for the project.

Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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