Nippon Paper Completes 5MW Biomass Power Plant in Southern Japan

Nippon Paper Industries Co. completed a 5-megawatt biomass power station in the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

The plant will use timber from forest thinning as fuel and the electricity produced at the station will be sold to Kyushu Electric Power Co. under the country’s incentive program for clean energy, according to the statement.

Commercial operations will begin in June, the manufacturer of paper products said.

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