Soma Core power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Soma Core power station is a proposed 112-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.


The satellite photo below shows the location of the plant in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.

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Background on Plant

According to the project EIA, a private joint development company in the city of Soma is developing a 112 MW coal- and biomass-fired plant for the Soma core industrial park.[1] Construction is planned for August 2015, and operations by March 2018.[2] 

In February 2019 Soma Kyodo announced that the coal-fired was cancelled and that a biomass-fired plant might be developed instead by Nippon Energy Patners.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Soma Kyodo Jikahatsu Kaihatsu godo kaisha
  • Parent Company: Soma Kyodo Jikahatsu Kaihatsu godo kaisha
  • Location: Soma city, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 37.831844, 140.940642 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 112 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: 2018
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