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January 7, 2022

Nakoso Large Scale IGCC Project, Japan

By Carmen

Nakoso Large Scale IGCC Project is a 543MW coal fired power project. It is located in Fukushima, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 543 543 Active Fukushima, Japan Nakoso IGCC Power GK


The project was developed by Nakoso IGCC Power GK. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Corp Energy Solutions, Banpu Power Investment, Mitsubishi Electric, JERA and Joban Joint Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 26.6%, 13.4%, 10%, 5% and 5% respectively.

It is a Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant. The fuel is procured from Spring Creek Mine.

The project cost is $1,465.231m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 2021.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Power was selected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 1 unit of M701F4 gas turbine.

About Nakoso IGCC Power GK

Nakoso IGCC Power GK (Nakoso IGCC Power) operates an integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant in Fukushima. It is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation Power Ltd., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc., and Joban Joint Power Co., Ltd. Nakoso IGCC Power GK is headquartered in Fukushima, Japan.


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