【Database Update】Latest status of coal-fired power plants (September 1, 2022)

Japan Beyond Coal database update:

Since Taketoyo Unit 5 started its commercial operation on August 5, there has been no change in the operation status.
However, J-Power announced that it submitted the EIA scoping document (2nd step) for the GENESIS Matsushima on August 31. Please read JBC News about GENESIS Matsushima.

J-Power’s press release is only available in Japanese. (Link

Current status of coal-fired power plants in Japan: (as of September 1)

Operating: 167 Units
Planned (including under construction): 7 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.