Press Release

Press Release

Commencement of Work on the “Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant”

April 01, 2021
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

The Omaezaki Port Biomass Energy LLC, jointly financed by Chubu Electric Power, RENOVA, Inc., Mitsubishi Electric Credit Corporation, and Suzuyo Shoji Co., Ltd., began work on the Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant today.

The Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant is a wood-burning biomass power plant with a power output of 74,950kW that will be constructed in the cities of Omaezaki and Makinohara in Shizuoka Prefecture, and is scheduled to commence operation in July 2023.

We will move forward with the construction work with safety as the top priority, with the understanding and cooperation of the community residents as well as the various entities concerned.

[Profile of the Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant]


Omaezaki Port and Shinsho, Makinohara City in Shizuoka Prefecture

Power output


Estimated annual power output

Approx. 530MWh (equivalent to amount consumed by 170,000 ordinary households)

Fuel type

Wood pellets, palm kernel shells

Scheduled start of operation

July 2023


RENOVA (38%), Chubu Electric Power (34%), Mitsubishi Electric Credit (18%), Suzuyo Shoji (10%)

[Conceptual Diagram of the Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant]

 Conceptual diagram of the Omaezaki Port Biomass Power Plant

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