Idemitsu's Activities for Coal Business
We own coal mines in Australia and Indonesia, and are building a supply chain that consistently covers production, logistics and, sales, promoting a solution business aimed at the stable supply of fuel-efficient coal for Asian customers, mainly in Japan, and reduced carbon emissions.
Furthermore, we have the only one private research institute specializing in coal in Japan. We provide environmentally conscious technical services such as high efficiency combustion technology, contributing to climate change countermeasures and the realization of a sustainable society, and are also actively engaged in the business of reducing CO2 emissions.
Social contribution activities
We are engaged in social contribution activities to local communities at our domestic and overseas offices.
Position of coal
Here are some external websites that provide easy-to-understand explanations about coal today, such as how it is used and its position in the basic energy plan of Japan.
Plant growing and wood pellet making tests began in Australia for coal and biomass co-firing power generation - Planting of sorghum for biomass power generation fuel by utilizing unused land at Ensham coal mine in Queensland -
Idemitsu begins studies on commercialization of pumped-storage hydroelectricity using mined areas of Muswellbrook Coal Mine in Australia