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

Japan Beyond Coal database update:

New Operation

On September 1, Tokuyama started commercial operation of the Tokuyama East Power Station, Unit 3 , which was constructed on the site of Tokuyama Works in Yamaguchi Prefecture (operator: Shunan Power Corporation, whose name was changed from TKE3). The output capacity of the unit is  300 MW with biomass co-firing.

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

Operating: 168 Units
Planned (including under construction): 6 Units
Retired: 3 Units

The company announcement is here (in Japanese).

EIA public comments for GENESIS Matsushima

The deadline for submitting public comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment for GENESIS Matsushima, which began on August 31, is Monday, October 17. For more information on how to submit comments, please see the news article.

* 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.