【Update】Japan Coal Plant Tracker: 20180810


This is update on August 10th.


Misumi No.2
Preparatory construction started in July 1st, 2018. This unit plans to start operation in November 2022.   (Release from Chugoku Electric Power:
News paper mentioned it will be with biomass combustion (5%).

Yokosuka Power Plant, No.1 and No.2
On August 8th, the governor of Kanagawa prefecture submitted his openion to the second EIA screening document of Yokosuka Power Plant. (


METI has decided to control new construction of small-scale low efficient coal power generation units. METI will officially announce their decision under energy-saving laws within this year.  (from Nikkei newspaper, July 26th)