【Update】43 coal-fired power plants with combined capacity of 21,209MW are under planning in Japan.
We have updated our list of domestic coal-fired power plants that are slated to be built, under the bidding process and that have been shutdown. There are plans for 4 new plants which brings the total to 43 and a combined capacity of 21,209MW. Please check back with us for updates!
This list is updated monthly.The Newest one is on Additional information page.
(Research by Kiko Network, * last updated April 9th , 2015)
■April 9th Updates
・No.4 Soma Kyodo Power Company,Ltd.
・No.30,31 Kansai Electric Power
・No.37 Shikoku Electric Power
＜Update of status＞
・No.1 Hibinkinada thermal power plant
・No.17 Air water & Energia power Yamaguchi
＜Update of location&capacity＞
・No.22,23 Kyusyu Electric Power Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. Tokyo Gas
（It has been announced in a press released (by Kyushu Electric) that the 2000MW capacity will stem from two 1000MW units.）
＜Update of capacity＞
・No.29 Chugoku Electric Power, JFE Steel Corporation, Tokyo Gas
＜Update of location&status＞
・No.41,42 Yamaguchi Ube Powe
※Of the coal biomass co-combustion power plant plans in the power-plant list, units that use a large proportion of biomass were omitted.
・eREX new energy Saiki (Saiki city, Oita prefecture) Fuel: palm shell for 90% and coal for 10%
・Monbetsu biomass Electric (Monbetsu city, Hokkaido) Fuel：biomass for around 85% and coal for around 15%
・Marubeni (Tsuruga city, Fukui prefecture) Fuel: biomass for more than 80%(planning)
・FY 2014 No.2 Tokyo Electric Power
＜Announce of bidding＞
・FY 2015 No.1 Chugoku Electric Power
・FY 2015 No.2 Shikoku Electric Power
・No.6 Shikoku Electric Power