Development of Wood-based Biomass Power Plant in Aichi Prefecture
-Operations Scheduled to Commence in October 2024-

Nov. 05. 2020
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, ”Marubeni”), JAG Energy Co., Ltd (hereinafter, ”JKE”) and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd (hereinafter, ”Osaka Gas”) established a special purpose company, Aichi Tahara Biomass Power Plant G.K. to develop a wood-based power plant, Aichi Tahara Biomass Power Plant, in Tara City, Aichi Prefecture.

This project will cover the construction and operation of a wood-based dedicated biomass power plant with a power generation output of 75MW in Tahara City, Aichi Prefecture, and the sale of the generated electricity. We will aim for the start of power plant operations in October 2024 with the understanding and cooperation of the local population and other related parties.


【About Aichi Tahara Biomass Power Plant】
Place Part of Tahara 4 in the coastal industrial zone of Tahara City, Aichi Prefecture
Power Generation Output 75MW
Fuel Type Wood pellet
Construction start Date September, 2021
Commercial Operation Date October, 2024
【About Tahara Biomass Power Plant G.K.】
Representative Officer Performing Duties
Seishi Narita(Marubeni Clean Power Corporation)
Head Office 2-7-1, Nihonbashi, Chuoku, Tokyo
Established November 28, 2016
Business Construction and operation of wood-based biomass power plant, supply and sale of electricity etc.
Investment Marubeni Clean Power Corporation※(37.5%)、JKE(37.5%)
Osaka Gas(25%)
※Marubeni has invested in through its wholly owned subsidiary Marubeni Clean Power Corporation
<About JKE>
Company Name JAG Energy Co., Ltd.
President Takahiro Sakane
Head Office 1-1, Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Capital 100 million yen
Founded August 4, 2006
Business Overall development, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and operation and management (O&M) of renewable energy power plants; related consulting services; power producer and supplier (PPS) services.
WEB site https://www.jagenergy.jp/english/index.html
<About Osaka Gas>
Name Osaka Gas Co., Ltd
President Takehiro Honjo
Head Office 4-1-2 Hiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0046,Japan 
Capital 132,166 million yen
Founded April 10, 1897 
Business Production, supply and sales of city gas, power generation, sale of electricity etc.
WEB site https://www.osakagas.co.jp/en/