Nobeoka MSW Power Plant is a 50MW 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 December 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 50 50 Active Miyazaki, Japan Shin Nippon Machinery


The project was developed by Shin Nippon Machinery.

The project cost is $224.571m.

Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2007.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kyushu Electric Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Ebara was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

About Shin Nippon Machinery

Shin Nippon Machinery Co Ltd (Shin Nippon), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd is a manufacturer and supplier of steam turbines, pumps and industrial fasteners. The company offers condensing multistage axial exhaust, type C condensing multistage, internal extraction pressure control, single-stage back-pressure and type B multistage back-pressure steam turbines. It also provides axially split multi-stage between bearings pumps, radially split single-stage overhung pumps, vertically suspended double casing pumps and others. Shin Nippon also provides inspection, maintenance and repair, turbine and pump installation, testing and after sales services. The company has operations in Japan and Thailand. Shin Nippon is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


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