Power Business Division

[Major Products and Areas]

  • Overseas I(W)PP*1 projects
  • EPC*2 for overseas power projects
  • Power related services (operations and maintenance / offshore turbine placement business)
  • Power wholesale / retail business
  • Domestic power generation and PPS*3 businesses
*1 I(W)PP
: Independent (Water) Power Producer
*2 EPC
: Engineering, Procurement and Construction
*3 PPS
: Power Producer and Supplier

Our Strength

Leading IPP (Independent Power Producer) business player in power generation asset scale, with net overseas generation capacity of 11,437 MW (as of March 31, 2017)

In the overseas power generation business, Marubeni owns a net overseas capacity of 11,437 MW (as of March 31, 2017), and is a Japanese leader in the IPP business. This was achieved by utilizing our know-how in Power Plant EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) business, and our accumulated and proven performance through active roles in both power project development and execution taking their lead responsibilities. Marubeni aims to become on a level with the worldwide leading European and U.S. IPP players in the IPP business.

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  • West Deptford natural gas-fired power plant (U.S.)

Worldwide network for power projects and well balanced power generation asset portfolio

For the overseas power generation business, Marubeni has development bases in its headquarter as well as New York, London, Singapore, Dubai, and Johannesburg, and asset management bases in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, and Lisbon. By building a solid regional sales and asset management system, Marubeni will create optimal portfolios for each region and power source, focusing on projects with long-term power sales contracts that are the foundation of steady income. Marubeni also holds various portfolios that cover from upstream to downstream in the power business, including power generation and transmission business, power wholesale/retail business, plant operation and management, and offshore wind turbine placement business.

  • San Roque hydro power plant (Philippines)
  • Electricity wholesale / retail project by SmartestEnergy (U.K.)
  • Offshore wind turbine installation project by Seajacks

Rich and proven track record in EPC for overseas power projects and experienced capabilities of EPC project management

Since starting delivery and construction of power plants for power projects outside of Japan in the 1960s, Marubeni is getting successful proven track record for power plant EPC business in collaboration with leading Japanese, European and American power plant manufacturers to establish our experienced capabilities of EPC project management. Marubeni is one of the leading EPC contractors for power projects over the world and the know-how of our EPC project management makes us the advantage in IPP business over the world as the synergies of our business portfolio.

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  • New Haripur combined-cycle thermal power plant (Bangladesh)
  • Nghi Son 1 thermal power plant (Vietnam)

Rich experience in power retailing, and expanding scale of PPS (Power Producer and Supplier) business in Japan

Since the liberalization of the Japanese power retail business in 2000, Marubeni, as a PPS, has conducted the integrated management for power supply, power purchase / power retail and ancillary services by ourselves, and thereby has rich experience of the supply-demand balancing with various type of power generations from base-load to peaker. Marubeni owns net domestic power assets of 328 MW (as of March 31, 2017), mainly in renewable energies, and will continue to expand business in both PPS and power retail.

  • Tsuruga biomass power plant (Fukui Prefecture)
  • Mibugawa Power Company No. 1 Power Plant (Nagano Prefecture)
  • Misaki Wind Power (Ehime Prefecture)

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