Tokyo Gas is purchasing a 33% stake in the Birdsboro power plant, which is being built in Pennsylvania, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.
The plant is due to come online in spring 2019 with a generating capacity of 500 MW.
The power station will be fuelled with shale gas produced from nearby basins. Japanese trading house Sojitz has already taken a stake in the project.
The acquisition is one of a number of stakes taken by Tokyo Gas in US projects, which include a gas-fired...