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Site tour held at OSAKI CoolGen project site for Japan Members

18th May 2018

Topic(s): Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)

On 25 May our Japan Office hosted one day tour to OSAKI CoolGen project site, exclusively for Japan Members. The site is located 3.5 hours away from Tokyo in Osaki-Kamijima island, Toyota-gun, Hiroshima.
The OSAKI CoolGen Project consists of three stages: ‘Oxygen-blown IGCC demonstration’ as Step 1, ‘IGCC demonstration with CO2 capture’ as Step 2 and ‘IGFC demonstration with CO2 capture’ as Step 3.

Step 1 demonstration has been proceeding with ensuring safety and preserving the environment since 2016 and they have just launched the construction of CO2 capture unit to the IGCC plant for Step 2in this April.

A total of 14 participants visited the site in Osaki-Kamijima island in Hiroshima to participate in this onsite event.

Mr Atsushi Kida, Vice President of OSAKI CoolGen Corporation has explained about the project and the event becomes an informative and meaningful with many question from the participants up to the last minutes of the meeting.
Our Japan Office will continue to organize this kind of event and welcome any requests from the Members regarding site visits.


平成30年5月25日 (金)日本事務所主催のインスティテュート日本会員様向見学会を開催いたしました。


当日は総勢14名にて現地に伺い、大崎クールジェン株式会社 木田淳志副社長様よりプロジェクトの進捗について丁寧なご説明をいただきました。見学会中、参加者の皆様からもプロジェクトに関するご質問が多く寄せられ、大変有意義な会合となりました。


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