Nanyo Biomass Power Plant is a 74MW biopower project. It is planned in Yamaguchi, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction 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 April 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Tosoh. The company has a stake of 100%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

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 April 2026.

Contractors involved

Sumitomo Heavy Industries is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Sumitomo Heavy Industries is likely to be the supplier of the steam boiler for the project.

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About Tosoh

Tosoh Corp (Tosoh) is a manufacturer and seller of basic chemicals, specialty products, petrochemicals and fine chemicals for industry; specialty products and materials for high technology and niche markets. The company’s product portfolio includes olefins, polyethylene, functional polymers, cement, caustic soda, inorganic and organic fine chemicals, measuring and diagnostic products, functional materials and urethane materials. It also offers services such as product delivery and logistics, insurance agency, equipment maintenance and product sale and purchasing. The company serves chemical, petrochemical, construction, automotive, consumer electronics, information technology, bioscience and environmental markets. It has operations in the US, Europe, Asia and China. Tosoh is headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

This content was updated on 25 January 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.