Hibikinada Coal-Biomass Power Plant (Hibikinada Energy Park)

  • Plant name:
    Hibikinada Coal-Biomass Power Plant
    Company / Operator:
    Hibikinada Energy Park
    Owner company(ies) / Financier(s):
    Orix Corporation, Hokuzai Transport
    2-7 Hinbikimachi, Wakamatsu ward, Kitakyushu city, Fukuoka pref.
    Capacity (maximum power):
    112 [MW]
    Planning operation date:
    Actual operation date:
    ( no info. )
    With or without EIA:
    Local authority assessment
    EIA process:
    EIS is checked / Final EIS is made
    Note for EIA process:
    • EIA by the KitaKyushu city: "Biomas multi-fuel combustion power geneation project" (link, written in Japanese) 
    • 【Screening 2】
      Document inspection period: 2013/9/17 - 2013/10/16
      Comment submission date: 2013/12/12
    • 【Draft EIS】
      Document inspection period: 2014/9/16 - 2014/10/15
      Comment submission date: 2014/12/10
    • 【Final EIS】
      Document inspection period: 2015/5/15 - 2015/6/15
    Technology type:
    Sub-critical (Sub-C)
    Designed gross thermal efficiency:
    ( no info. )
    Designed net thermal efficiency:
    ( no info. )
    Note for technologies:
    Biomass ratio 40% at maximum by weight, 30% by calorific value
    Type of coal:
    ( no info. )
    CO2 emission:
    0.682 [Mt-CO2 / year]
    Source of CO2 emission:
    (estimated value from the power-generating capacity, based on the formula published by MIT, 2007.)
    CO2 emission factor:
    610.0 [g-CO2 / kWh]
    SOx emission concentration:
    19.0 [ppm]
    NOx emission concentration:
    40.0 [ppm]
    Ash dust emission concentration:
    10.0 [mg / m3]
    Mercury emission concentration:
    ( no info. )

    Operation officially started in December 2018, trial started in July.