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January 5, 2022

Soma Biomass Power Plant, Japan

By Carmen

Soma Biomass Power Plant is a 38.08MW biopower project. It is located in Fukushima, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 38.08 38.08 Active Fukushima, Japan Orix Facilities

Description

The project is developed and owned by Orix Facilities.

The project cost is $161.216m.

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

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 2018.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Power was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Mitsubishi Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Mitsubishi Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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