Yamaguchi-Ube Power Generation Co., Ltd. Cancels Nishiokinoyama Power Plant (Tentative Name) Installation Plan

April 16, 2021

Yamaguchi-Ube Power Generation Co., Ltd. had promoted Nishiokinoyama Power Plant (tentative name) installation plan from 2015 at Ube Industries, Ltd. site in Nishiokinoyama, Ube city, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan.

However, in the western Japan area where this plant would be located, electricity demand is expected to remain flat and the introduction of renewable energy is expanding. As a result of comprehensive judgment based on the business environment including these factors, the company has decided to cancel this plan.

Overview of Yamaguchi-Ube Power Generation Co., Ltd.

Name Yamaguchi-Ube Power Generation Co., Ltd.
Headquarters Ube city, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan
Establishment March 2015
Equity interest J-POWER 90%
Ube Industries, Ltd. 10%
Representative President and representative director Takenori Iwasaki


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