【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (July 1, 2022)
Japan Beyond Coal database update:
There are no changes in regard to the operation of plants this month, but Hokkaido Electric Power and Chugoku Electric Power announced the plans to retire the following units:
- Hokkaido Electric Power: Naie Unit 1 and 2, Sunagawa Unit 3 and 4 (Planned retirement: March 2027)
http://www.hepco.co.jp/info/2022/1251807_1920.html (in Japanese)
- Chugoku Electric Power: Mizushima Unit 2 (Planned retirement: April 2023) and Shimonoseki Unit 1 (Planned retirement: January 2024)
https://www.energia.co.jp/assets/p20220523-1a_1.pdf (in Japanese)
Current status of coal-fired power plants in Japan:
Operating: 166 Units
Planned (including under construction): 8 Units
Retired: 3 Units
* The full database can be downloaded in Excel format on this page.
* Click here (PDF) to download a summary of Japan’s coal plant data.