Obayashi Kamisu Biomass Power Plant is a 51.5MW biopower project. It is located in Ibaraki, 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 2022. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Obayashi Kamisu Biomass Power Generation. Chubu Electric Power, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance, Solariant Japan and Bio Fuel are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 45%, 44%, 6% and 5% respectively.

The project generates 350GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 110,000 households.

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

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2022.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.22kWh for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Zosen, Okumura and Toyo Engineering were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

General Electric was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Reheat steam turbine model turbines for the project.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project.Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems supplied the electric generator for the project.

JERA is the O&M contractor for the project.

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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.