, Japan
Photo from Renova.

Renova's Ishinomaki Hibarino Biomass Power Plant commences operations

Its annual power production can meet the yearly consumption of 170,000 households.

Renova’s 75-megawatt (MW) Ishinomaki Hibarino Biomass Power Plant in Japan begins operations.

In a statement, Renova said the power plant, which is fuelled by wood pellets and palm kernel shells, can produce 530 million kilowatt-hours of power annually which is equivalent to the annual power consumption of around 170,000 households.

Aside from Renova, the power plant was also funded by Prominet Power Co., United Purpose Management Inc, and Mizuho Leasing Co., Ltd.

ALSO READ: Basic Energy, Renova partner for 50 MW Philippines wind project

The power plant was designed to withstand the height of a tsunami, following the tsunami that occurred in 2011 due to the Great East Japan Earthquake.

“Going forward, we will operate the power plant while prioritizing coexistence with the local community and safety. We will seek to contribute to the achievement of a decarbonized society in cooperation with local residents and other stakeholders,” Renova said.

Follow the link for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Exclusives

India removes licence requirement to build transmission lines for bulk consumers
The rule applies to those with at least 25 MW of load for inter-state connection and at least 10 MW for intra-state.
NEFIN Group works double time to catch up on projects
CEO Glenn Lim explains how a delay turned out good as the company aims to reach 667 MW of capacity by 2026.
Summit Power International provides vital LNG support to Bangladesh
Without cross-border electricity supply, LNG is needed by a country facing geographical constraints to deploy renewables.