Nanao-Ohta Shinko power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Japanandcoal}} The Nanao-Ohta Shinko power station is a 1,200 MW coal-fired power station in Chūbu, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Nanao, Ishikawa.

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The plant is owned by Hokuriku Power Company. Unit 1 began operating in 1995, and unit 2 in 1998.[1][2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Hokuriku Electric Power Company
Parent Company: Hokuriku Electric Power Company
Location: Nanao, Ishikawa, Chūbu
Coordinates: 37.066393, 137.003701 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1: 500 MW, Unit 2: 700 MW)
Type: Ultra-supercritical
In service: 1995 (Unit 1), 1998 (Unit 2)
Coal Type: hard coal
Coal Source: imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. 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.
  2. "Nanao-Ohta Coal Power Station Japan," GEO, accessed June 2016

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