Kagoshima-IHI Corporation Biomass Power Plant is a 49MW biopower project. It is located in Kagoshima, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2019. Buy the profile here.

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Description

IHI, Kyudenko and Tokyo Century are currently owning the project.

The project generates 337,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 77,000 households, offsetting 200,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in May 2019.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kyushu Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 49MW.

Contractors involved

IHI was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

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This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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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.