Daicel Otake power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Daicel Otake power station is a 88.5-megawatt (MW) coal-fired and tire-fired power station in Hiroshima, Chūgoku Prefecture, Japan.[1]

The power station is also referred to as the Ohtake power station or ダイセル 大竹工場.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Hiroshima, Chūgoku Prefecture, Japan.

Loading map...

Background

Daicel's 2020 Report noted the following about the Otake power station:[2]

"In August 2007, the plant started selling its excess electricity. In July 2016, it installed an additional boiler. Two dualfuel boilers are run in parallel using a mix of coal and scrap tires as fuel."
"At the Ohtake Plant, a mix of coal and scrap tires is used as fuel for its boilers. Using a mixture that contains at least 46% of scrap tires enables the generation of steam and electricity that emits less CO2 than LNG, a lower carbon fuel. Excess electricity is sent to our other business sites using a self-consignment system and also sold externally to start-up energy companies. We are improving this process continuously by procuring higher quality scrap tires, ensuring stable boiler operation, and using a fuel mix with a higher scrap tire ratio. We have recently been working toward a ratio of over 50%."

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Daicel Corporation
  • Parent company: Daicel Corporation
  • Location: Hiroshima, Chūgoku Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 34.2149, 132.2420 (exact)
  • Coal type: Unknown
  • Coal source:
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 88.5 MW[3]
    • Unit 6 (or 6-3): Coal-fired cfb, 50 MW (start-up in 2007)
    • Unit 7 (or 7-4): Coal-fired cfb, 38.5 MW (start-up in 2016)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "会社概要," Daicel, accessed January 2022
  2. "Annual Report," Daicel, 2020
  3. "Map & Data," Japan Beyond Coal, accessed January 2022