Chogoku Air Water Yamaguchi co-fire power station
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The Chogoku Air Water Yamaguchi co-fire power station (防府バイオマス・石炭混焼発電所), also known as the Hofu plant, is a 112-megawatt (MW) co-fired coal and biomass power station in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan.
The map below shows the location of the plant in Bouhu city.
Background on Plant
The coal-fired power station was proposed by Chugoku Power Company and Air Water Corporation.
Description of Expansion
According to a September 2014 press release by Chugoku Electric, the plant involved a 112 MW and would be co-fired with biomass and coal. The power station was planned for operation in 2018-2019.
Project Details for Misumi power station Expansion
- Sponsor: Air Water & Energia Power Yamaguchi Corporation
- Parent Company: Air Water Inc. (51%), Chugoku Electric Power (49%)
- Location: Bouhu city, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan
- Coordinates: 34.0425004,131.5847852 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross Capacity: 112 MW
- In service: 2019
- Coal Type: biomass and coal
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, "Principal Thermal Power Plants (1,000MW or greater)", Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, accessed August 2009
- "バイオマス･石炭混焼発電所建設計画に係る環境影響評価の検討開始について," Chugoku Electric Power Company press release, September 3, 2014
- “Operation and Construction Plans of Coal-Fired Thermal Plants in Japan,” Kiko Network, October 17, 2014
- "エア･ウォーター＆エネルギア･パワー山口株式会社の設立について," Energia, February 26, 2015
- 2017 Annual Report, Energia, August 4, 2017
- Hofu Biomass-coal mixed Power Plant, Kiko Network, accessed July 2019