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JFE Engineering hands over one of Japan's largest CFB boiler power plants

7.12.2020
JFE Engineering Corporation

JFE Engineering Corporation (President and CEO: Hajime Oshita; Head office: Chiyoda, Tokyo) has completed construction of the CFB boiler power plant and handed over to Kushiro Power Station Co., Ltd. (President: Toshiya Kuroda; Head office: Kushiro, Hokkaido) .

The high-efficiency CFB*1 boiler is supplied by Valmet*2, a partner of JFE Engineering. With a gross output of 112,000kW, it is one of the largest CFB boiler power plants using biomass fuel in Japan.

This marks the fourth power plant using Valmet's CFB boiler in Japan that JFE Engineering has handed over.

Through the delivering of high-efficiency power generation facilities, JFE Engineering will continue to contribute toward realizing a resource-saving society.

  • *1 Circulating Fluidized Bed, a type of fluidized bed process in which fuel is combusted while bed material is circulated. One of CFB's features is its ability to handle a wide variety of fuel types, and it has advantage for co-firing of multi fuels.
  • *2 Valmet Technologies Oy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valmet Corporation, a company listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki stock exchange

Outline of the power plant

Name Kushiro Power Station
Location 1-13-1 Okotsu, Kushiro, Hokkaido
Operator Kushiro Power Station Co., Ltd.
Power generation format Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boiler and reheat condensing steam turbine generator
Gross Output 112,000kW
Fuel Coal, Woody Biomass

Full-view of the plant

1207国内最大級CFBボイラ発電プラント釧路火力発電所.jpg

For inquiries regarding this press release, please contact

  • Public Relations Section, General Administration Department, JFE Engineering Corporation
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