Soma Coal-Biomass power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Soma Coal-Biomass power station is an operating 112-megawatt (MW) coal-fired and biomass power station in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

Location

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Background on Plant

The 112 MW coal-fired and biomass power station would be built at the M.Setek Soma Factory plant in the city of Soma and powered by coal and scrap materials.[1][2]

The plant began commercial operations in March 2018.[3][4]

Financing

In July 2015, a financing agreement for the project was closed. US$222.32 million in loans was provided by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Nippon Life Insurance, 77 Bank, Toho Bank, Joyo Bank, and T&D Holdings.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Soma Energy Park LLC
  • Parent Company: Orix
  • Location: Soma city, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 37.8316038,140.9420008 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 112 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: 2018
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: US$222.32 million in debt from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Nippon Life Insurance, 77 Bank, Toho Bank, Joyo Bank, and T&D Holdings[5]
  • Permits and applications:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "オリックス、発電に最大1500億円投資 各地でバイオマス・石炭," 本経済新聞, 2014/4/2
  2. "環境影響評価実施案件," Fukushima Prefecture, updated Oct 1, 2015
  3. MHPS Achieves Japan’s Highest Biomass Cofiring Ratio of 34% at 112 MW Coal-Fired Power Plant, MHPS, Mar. 29, 2018
  4. Soma Energy Park Begins Using MHPS-TOMONI at Pulverized Coal-Biomass Power Plant, MarketWatch, Aug. 20, 2018
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Preview of Soma Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant | Transaction | IJGlobal". ijglobal.com. Retrieved 2020-12-10.

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