Suzukawa Energy Center
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Suzukawa Energy Center is a 112-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station on the premises of Fuji Mill Suzukawa in Shizuoka, Japan.
The map below shows the location of Fuji City, the approximate location where the plant will be built.
Background on Plant
In 2013 Nippon Paper announced that it had reached an agreement and signed a joint venture contract with Mitsubishi Corporation and Chubu Electric Power to build a 100 MW coal plant on the premises of Fuji Mill Suzukawa. Ownership would be shared as follows: Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. 20%, Mitsubishi Corporation 70%, and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. 10%. The project would begin output in May 2016.
According to Kiko Network (August 2015), the power station is under construction and planned for operation in September 2016.
A press release dated September 16, 2016, reports the plant was completed.
In December 2019 Mitsubishi announced that the plant would be converted to run on biomass by April 2022.
- Sponsor: Suzukawa Energy Center
- Parent Company: Nippon Paper (20%), Mitsubishi Corporation (70%), and Chubu Electric Power (10%)
- Location: Fuji City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
- Coordinates: 35.14330287, 138.7142736 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross Capacity: 112 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- Projected in service: 2016
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Articles and resources
- "Nippon Paper Industries to Jointly Establish Power Generation Company in Fuji, Shizuoka," Nippon Paper Group press release, August 7, 2013
- "Suzukawa Energy Center / Fuji-shi, Shizuoka pref.," Kiko Network, accessed June 2016
- "Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. and Partners Complete Construction of Thermal Power Plant in Fuji, Shizuoka," Nippon Paper, Sep 16, 2016
- Mitsubishi plans biomass conversion of Japanese power plant, Biomass Magazine, Dec. 5, 2019