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