Kaita power station
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The Kaita power station (海田発電所) is an operating 112-megawatt (MW) co-fired coal and biomass power station in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan.
The map below shows the town of Kaita, the proposed location for the power station
The co-fired coal and biomass power station is proposed by Chugoku Power Company and Hiroshima Gas (HG) at the site of HG's old Kaita factory. The companies plan to submit the EIA in FY 2015-6, begin construction in 2018, and complete the power station by 2021.
The EIA process was complete as of July 2018, according to the Kiko Network.
- Sponsor: Kaita Biomass Power Co.
- Parent Company: Chugoku Electric Power 50%; Hiroshima Gas 50%
- Location: Kaita town, Hiroshima prefecture, Japan
- Coordinates: 34.365086, 132.525300 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross Capacity: 112 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- Projected in service: 2021
- Coal Type: 80% biomass and 20% coal
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- 海田地区バイオマス混焼発電所の事業可能性検討における 環境影響評価手続きの着手について," Hiroshima Gas, 27-3-2014
- Kaita biomass blend firing power station, Kiko Network, accessed Dec. 2017
- Kaita biomass blend firing power station, Kiko Network, July 2018
- バイオマス混焼発電所着工へ、中国電と広島ガス 広島県海田町, Nikkei, Dec. 10, 2018
- Kaita power station (Biomass), Kiko Network, accessed February 2019
- 海田バイオマスパワー、海田発電所のタービン棟完成 21年営業運転, Nikkan, Dec. 19, 2019
- Latest status of coal-fired power plants, Japan Beyond Coal, May 1, 2021