Japan’s Aichi Gamagori Biomass Power Plant goes online
The power plant can supply electricity to about 110,000 ordinary households.
The 50-megawatt (MW) Aichi Gamagori Biomass Power Plant (AGB) developed by Chubu Electric, Marubeni Clean Power, and Terras Energy has started operations.
In a joint statement, the companies said the power plant fueled using woody biomass in Aichi Prefecture is expected to produce around 340 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.
The power generated by the power plant can supply electricity to around 110,000 ordinary households.
“Chubu Electric, Maruubeni and Terras Energy will endeavour to prevent pollution and institute environmental conservation efforts at AGB by leveraging the advantages afforded by biomass power,” the statement read.
Both Chubu Electric and Marubeni hold 48.5% of the stake each, whilst Terras Energy holds a 3% share in the power plant.