Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power Plant is a 75MW biopower project. It is planned in Chiba, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in January 2024. Buy the profile here.


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

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. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.23kWh for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Toyo Engineering is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Siemens Energy will be the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company is expected to provide 1 turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

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.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.