Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station
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The Hitachinaka power station is a 2,000MW coal-fired power station located at Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan.
It is also the site of the proposed 650 MW Hitachinaka Kyodo power station.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Tokai-mura, Japan
Background on Plant
The commercial operation of Unit 2 of Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station (1,000 MW) commenced Dec 18, 2013.
- Sponsor: Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)
- Parent Company: Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)
- Location: Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan
- Coordinates: 36.436820663263, 140.61409950256 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross Capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
- Type: Ultra-supercritical
- In service: 2003 (Unit 1), 2013 (Unit 2)
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, "Principal Thermal Power Plants (1,000MW or greater)", Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, accessed August 2009.
- Nobuyuki Matsumoto, Hideaki Iwamoto, Takao Kaneda and Koichi Shigihara, "Completion of Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station Unit No. 1: 1,000-MW Power Generating Plant of The Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc.", Hitachi Review, Hitachi, Vol. 53 (2004), No. 3.
- "Hitachinaka Coal Power Station", Global Energy Observatory, accessed April 2013.
- "Commercial Operation Commencement of Unit 2 of Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station," TEPCO press release, Dec 18, 2013.