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Kawasaki Heavy develops floating gas-fired power plant

Electricity-generating ship to be sold in fast growing Asian economies

Kawasaki Heavy's floating power plant is fueled by liquefied natural gas.

TOKYO -- Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has created a floating, gas-fired power plant that can be anchored offshore to supply electricity to nearby communities.

The vessel is the first of its kind able to generate 100,000 kW of electricity.

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