Japan: Carbon Neutrality Yara Partners with Kyushu Electric Power to Set Up Clean Ammonia Supply Chains
Under a MOU signed between Yara International and Kyushu Electric Power, both the companies will jointly work towards developing clean ammonia supply chains to Kyushu’s coal thermal power generation plants in the Kyushu region in Japan.
Oslo/Norway – Yara International and Kyushu Electric Power Co. (Kyushu), a Japan-based power generation company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on establishing clean ammonia supply chains in Japan to reduce CO2 emission at Kyushu’s thermal power generation in Kyushu Area, Japan.
Under the MOU, Yara and Kyushu are targeting collaboration in the following areas:
- To jointly develop clean ammonia end-to-end supply chain to Kyushu’s coal thermal power generation plants in the Kyushu region, Japan
- To jointly develop a receiving and distribution system of clean ammonia for usage in a wide range of fields around the Kyushu region in Japan
Japan targets 3 million tons of ammonia import demand for fuel by 2030 and 30 million tons by 2050 as part of its measures to cut CO2 emissions and reach carbon neutrality by 2050.