Kawasaki Biomass Power Plant is a 33MW biopower project. It is located in Kanagawa, 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 February 2011. Buy the profile here.

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Sumitomo Joint Electric Power, Sumitomo Forestry and Fuluhashi EPO are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 53%, 34% and 13% respectively.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 120,000t 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 chips which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in February 2011.

Contractors involved

Sumitomo Heavy Industries supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 137TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 513°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 10.2MPa.

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This content was updated on 22 April 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.