Daio Mishima Mill power station
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The number of remaining coal boilers and coal power capacity may be uncertain.
The satellite photo below shows the Daio Paper Mishima Mill in Shikoku, Japan.
Background on Plant
According to Daio Paper’s English website in January 2022, the Mishima Mill’s total production volume is about 2.10 million t annually, which accounts for about 8% of the total paper and paperboard production in Japan. It includes 17 boilers and 14 turbines, generates 3,540 t/hour of steam aannually, and has 520 MW of power generating capacity.
Another Daio Paper website listed a 500 MW power generating capacity, noting that 100% of the electricity used at the paper mill is covered by private power generation, and surplus electricity is supplied to Shikoku Island through an electric power company.
Carbon neutrality plans
In May 2021, Daio Paper's business plan noted that Daio was planning to reduce CO2 emissions by 46% compared to 2013 by 2030 by installing recycle-based power generation equipment fueled by biomass and waste, and shutting down one coal-fired boiler at the Mishima mill. It was also aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, shutting down both of the remaining two coal-fired boilers to eliminate coal usage, promoting energy conservation, and steadily expanding source of CO2 absorption through plantation.
- Sponsor: Daio Paper
- Parent Company: Daio Paper
- Location: Shikoku, Ehime, Japan
- Coordinates: 33.98952, 133.55120 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Capacity (in service): 356 MW to 520 MW (uncertain)
- Unit 6: 73 MW (1973)
- Unit 7: 73 MW (1974)
- Unit 9: 30 MW (1960)
- Unit 12: 89 MW (1989)
- Unit 13: 91 MW (1992)
- Type: Subcritical
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Articles and resources
- Map & Data, Japan Beyond Coal, accessed January 2022
- 石炭火力発電所一覧, List issued by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, July 13, 2020 (page 8, lines 1-5)
- Key Locations, Daio Paper Corporation, accessed January 2022
- 三島工場 MISHIMA MILL, Daio Paper Corporation, accessed January 2022
- Fourth Medium-term Business Plan, Daio Paper Corporation, May 27, 2021