Suzukawa Energy Center

From Global Energy Monitor

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.

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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.[1]

According to Kiko Network (August 2015), the power station is under construction and planned for operation in September 2016.[2]

A press release dated September 16, 2016, reports the plant was completed.[3]

In December 2019 Mitsubishi announced that the plant would be converted to run on biomass by April 2022.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Suzukawa Energy Center
  • Parent Company: Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions (70%), Nippon Paper (20%), 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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