Press Release

Press Release

Construction Begins on Godo Biomass Power Plant

August 19, 2021
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Today, Gifu Seino Green Power LLC, a joint venture by Chubu Electric Power and Marubeni Corporation, started construction on the Godo Biomass Power Plant.

The Godo Biomass Power Plant is a 7.5 MW wood-fired biomass power plant fueled mainly with unused thinned wood produced in Gifu Prefecture. The plant is being constructed in Godo-cho, Anpachi-gun, Gifu Prefecture and scheduled to begin operating in March 2023.

With the understanding and cooperation of the local community and relevant administrative offices, construction will proceed with safety as the highest priority.

[Profile of Godo Biomass Power Plant]


2245-10 Aza-Teigai, Ohaza-Godo, Godo-cho, Anpachi-gun, Gifu Prefecture (premises of Teijin Limited’s Ibigawa Factory)

Power output


Estimated annual power output

Approximately 53 million kWh
(equivalent to approximately 17.000 ordinary households) 

Fuel type

Wood chips

Scheduled start of operation

March 2023


Chubu Electric (50%) and Marubeni Clean Power Corporation (50%)

(Note) Marubeni Corporation’s investment in this enterprise is through its wholly owned subsidiary Marubeni Clean Power Corporation.

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