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【Update】43 coal-fired power plants with combined capacity of 21,209MW are under planning in Japan.

We have updated our list of domestic coal-fired power plants that are slated to be built, under the bidding process and that have been shutdown. There are plans for 4 new plants which brings the total to 43 and a combined capacity of 21,209MW. Please check back with us for updates!

This list is updated monthly.The Newest one is on Additional information page.

“List of coal power plant plants, bids, shutdown”

(Research by Kiko Network, * last updated April 9th , 2015)


April 9th Updates


<New plan>

・No.4 Soma Kyodo Power Company,Ltd.

・No.30,31 Kansai Electric Power

・No.37 Shikoku Electric Power

<Update of status>

・No.1 Hibinkinada thermal power plant

・No.17 Air water & Energia power Yamaguchi

<Update of location&capacity>

・No.22,23 Kyusyu Electric Power Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. Tokyo Gas

(It has been announced in a press released (by Kyushu Electric) that the 2000MW capacity will stem from two 1000MW units.)

<Update of capacity>

・No.29 Chugoku Electric Power, JFE Steel Corporation, Tokyo Gas

<Update of location&status>

・No.41,42 Yamaguchi Ube Powe

<Excluded plans>

※Of the coal biomass co-combustion power plant plans in the power-plant list, units that use a large proportion of biomass were omitted.

・eREX new energy Saiki (Saiki city, Oita prefecture) Fuel: palm shell for 90% and coal for 10%

・Monbetsu biomass Electric (Monbetsu city, Hokkaido) Fuel:biomass for around 85% and coal for around 15%

・Marubeni (Tsuruga city, Fukui prefecture) Fuel: biomass for more than 80%(planning)


<Update Results>

・FY 2014 No.2 Tokyo Electric Power

<Announce of bidding>

・FY 2015 No.1 Chugoku Electric Power

・FY 2015 No.2 Shikoku Electric Power

【Retirement Plan】


・No.6 Shikoku Electric Power