Nippon Paper Completes 5MW Biomass Power Plant in Southern Japan
May 27, 2015
(Bloomberg) — Nippon Paper Industries Co. completed a 5-megawatt biomass power station in the southwestern prefecture of
Kumamoto, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
The plant will use timber from forest thinning as fuel and
the electricity produced at the station will be sold to Kyushu
Electric Power Co. under the country’s incentive program for
clean energy, according to the statement.
Commercial operations will begin in June, the manufacturer
of paper products said.
To contact the reporter on this story:
Chisaki Watanabe in Tokyo at
To contact the editors responsible for this story:
Reed Landberg at
Iain Wilson, Andrew Hobbs
BloombergNEF (BNEF) is a strategic research provider covering global commodity markets and the disruptive technologies driving the transition to a low-carbon economy. Our expert coverage assesses pathways for the power, transport, industry, buildings and agriculture sectors to adapt to the energy transition. We help commodity trading, corporate strategy, finance and policy professionals navigate change and generate opportunities.
Sign up for our free monthly newsletter →