Mitsubishi, Kyushu Electric to Study Geothermal Power in Japan

(Bloomberg) — Mitsubishi Corp. and Kyushu Electric Power
will conduct surveys on geothermal power in southwestern

Site investigations will be conducted in Minamiaso Village,
Kumamoto Prefecture, after the companies received approval from
the village, according to a statement Thursday.

The Nikkei newspaper reported Wednesday that the companies
plan to build a geothermal power station with about 15 megawatts
of capacity, without citing a source. The size of the possible
plant wasn’t mentioned in today’s statement.

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