Hachinohe Mill power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Hachinohe Mill power station is a 49.9-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Aomoriyachi Kawaragi, Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.

Location

The satellite photo below shows the plant at the Mitsubishi paper mill in Aomoriyachi Kawaragi, Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan

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Background

In October 2016 Mitsubishi announced a plan to replace the existing coal-fired plant at its Hachinohe paper mill with a biomass-fired plant.[1] Construction of the biomass plant began in November 2017.[2] The biomass plant was commissioned in September 2019 and units 6-7 of the coal-fired plant were retired.[3]<Communication with Kiko Network, June 2020</ref>

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd.
  • Parent Company: Mitsubishi
  • Location: Aomoriyachi Kawaragi, Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates:  40.567959,141.478536 (exact)
  • Status: Units 1-5: Operating; Units 6-7: Retired (2019)
  • Gross Capacity: 49.9 MW: Unit 1: 8.6 MW; Unit 2: 10 MW; Unit 3: 8.6 MW; Unit 4: 11 MW; Unit 5: 10.3 MW; Unit 6: 35 MW (retired); Unit 7: 55 MW (retired)
  • Type:  Subcritical
  • In service: Unit 1: 1966; Unit 2: 1970; Unit 3: 1971; Unit 4: 1984; Unit 5: 1987; Unit 6: 1988; Unit 7: 1995
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