Kureha Iwaki Factory power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Kureha Iwaki Factory power station is a 45-megawatt (MW) captive coal-fired plant at the Kureha factory in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.


The satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.

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The plant powers a Kureha factory which produces automotive parts and electronics components, carbon fibers used as insulating materials for high-temperature furnaces, materials used in lithium-ion batteries in hybrid and electric vehicles, raw material for household wrapping film and other food packaging materials, and pharmaceuticals.[1]

Project Details

Sponsor: Kureha
Parent Company: Kureha
Location: Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, Japan
Coordinates: 36.9023674, 140.777242 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 45 MW
Type: Supercritical
In service: 2006
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Source of financing:

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  1. Iwaki Factory, Kureha, accessed June 2020

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