Nippon Paper Akita power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Nippon Paper Akita power station is a proposed 112-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Akita, Japan.


The map below shows the location of the Nippon Paper factory in Akita, where the plant would be built.

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Nippon Paper has proposed a 112 MW thermal power station in Akita, with a planned operation date of 2018.[1][2]

In February 2019 Nippon Paper announced that the plant had been cancelled because "the project cannot yield initially expected investment returns."[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Nippon Paper
  • Parent Company: Nippon Paper
  • Location: Akita city, Akita Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 39.7417,140.058588 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 112 MW
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  • Permits and applications: EIA, Dec 12, 2014

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