Power Business & Plant GroupPower Business Division

Major Products and Areas

  • Overseas I(W)PP*1 projects
  • EPC*2 for overseas power projects
  • Power related services (operations and maintenance / offshore turbine placement business)
  • Power wholesale / retail business
  • Domestic power generation and PPS*3 businesses
  • I(W)PP: Independent (Water) Power Producer
  • EPC: Engineering, Procurement and Construction
  • PPS: Power Producer and Supplier

Our Strengths

Leading IPP (Independent Power Producer) business player in power generation asset scale, with net overseas generation capacity of 11,437 MW (as of March 31, 2017)

In the overseas power generation business, Marubeni owns a net overseas capacity of 11,437 MW (as of March 31, 2017), and is a Japanese leader in the IPP business. This was achieved by utilizing our know-how in the Power Plant EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) business, and our accumulated and proven performance through active roles in both power project development and execution in taking on leadership responsibilities in those projects. Marubeni strives to ascend to the level of worldwide leading European and U.S. players in the IPP business.

  • Image of Sweihan solar power project (UAE)
    The Sweihan solar power project (UAE)
    *digital rendering of completed project site
  • West Deptford natural gas-fired power plant (U.S.)
    West Deptford natural gas-fired power plant (U.S.)

Worldwide network for power projects and well balanced power generation asset portfolio

Marubeni's overseas power generation business has development bases in its Tokyo headquarters as well as in New York, London, Singapore, Dubai, and Johannesburg; in addition to asset management bases in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, and Lisbon. By building a solid regional sales and asset management system, Marubeni will create optimal portfolios for each region and power source, focusing on projects with long-term power sales contracts that are the foundation of steady income. Marubeni also holds various portfolios that cover from upstream to downstream in the power business, including the power generation and transmission business, the power wholesale/retail business, plant operation and management, and the offshore wind turbine placement business.

  • San Roque hydro power plant (Philippines)
    San Roque hydro power plant (Philippines)
  • Electricity wholesale / retail project by SmartestEnergy (U.K.)
    Electricity wholesale / retail project by SmartestEnergy (U.K.)
  • Offshore wind turbine installation project by Seajacks
    Offshore wind turbine installation project by Seajacks

Rich and proven track record in EPC for overseas power projects and experienced capabilities of EPC project management

Since starting delivery and construction of power plants for power projects outside of Japan in the 1960s, Marubeni has earned a successful proven track record in the power plant EPC business and, in collaboration with leading Japanese, European and American power plant manufacturers, has established its experienced capabilities of EPC project management. In addition to being one of the leading EPC contractors for power projects in the world, Marubeni also exhibits the fruits of its synergistic EPC project management business portfolio in the IPP business all over the world.

  • South Bangkok combined-cycle thermal power plant replacement project (Thailand)
    South Bangkok combined-cycle thermal power plant replacement project (Thailand)
    *digital rendering of completed project site
  • New Haripur combined-cycle thermal power plant (Bangladesh)
    New Haripur combined-cycle thermal power plant (Bangladesh)
  • Nghi Son 1 thermal power plant (Vietnam)
    Nghi Son 1 thermal power plant (Vietnam)

Rich experience in power retailing, and expanding scale of PPS (Power Producer and Supplier) business in Japan

Since the liberalization of the Japanese power retail business in 2000, Marubeni, as a PPS, has solely conducted the integrated management of power supply, power purchase / power retail and ancillary services, and thereby has rich experience in balancing the supply-demand of various type of power generations from base-load to peaker. Marubeni owns net domestic power assets of 328 MW (as of March 31, 2017), mainly in renewable energies, and will continue to expand business in both PPS and power retail.

  • Tsuruga biomass power plant (Fukui Prefecture)
    Tsuruga biomass power plant (Fukui Prefecture)
  • Mibugawa Power Company No. 1 Power Plant (Nagano Prefecture)
    Mibugawa Power Company No. 1 Power Plant (Nagano Prefecture)
  • Misaki Wind Power (Ehime Prefecture)
    Misaki Wind Power (Ehime Prefecture)