Nichinan Biomass Power Plant is a 20.32MW biopower project. It is located in Miyazaki, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 20.32 20.32 Active Miyazaki, Japan Oji Holdings


The project is developed and owned by Oji Holdings.

The project generates 150GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 40,000 households. The project cost is $87.166m.

Wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2015.

Contractors Involved

Sumitomo Heavy Industries supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 100TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 541°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 10.3MPa.

About Oji Holdings

Oji Holdings Corp (Oji Holdings) is a paper manufacturing company. It offers printing, writing and related papers, packaging materials and containerboard, paper bags and corrugated containers, paper diapers, tissue, functional film, communications paper, adhesive products, and specialty paper. The company also offers products such as pulp and laminated lumber and carries out biomass power generation business. Oji Holdings provides real estate and logistic services and operates the Grand Hotel New Oji. The company has operations in Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, India, Germany, the US, Brazil and Australia. Oji Holdings is headquartered in Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.


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