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【Update】Japan Coal Plant Tracker: 20191220

2019.12.20

This is an update on December 20th.

【Proposal】

Matsuura No.2

December 20th, Kyushu Electric Power starts commercial operation of Matsuura No.2 in Matsuura city, Nagasaki. As a size of 1,000MW coal-fired power plant, Matuura No.2 is estimated to emit 4.7 million tons of CO2 per year.

Press Release of Kyushu Elecric Power (Japanese only)
松浦発電所2号機の営業運転を開始しました -単機では日本最大規模の出力100万kW-(Link

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December 4th, Chubu Electric Power announced it would convert Suzukawa Energy Center, Ltd.’s coal-fired power plant into a biomass power plant.  Suzukawa Energy Center started its operation in September 2016.

Press Release: Project to convert Suzukawa Energy Center, Ltd.’s coal-fired power plant into a biomass power plant (Link)