Noshiro power station
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The Noshiro power station is a 1,200 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Noshiro, Japan.
An additional 600 MW is under construction.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant.
Background on Plant
Description of Expansion
A proposed 600 MW Unit 3 would use liquefied natural gas and coal, originally scheduled for 2028.
A 2014 Tepco document states bids for construction will begin in 2014 and construction in 2016, with a planned completion date of 2020.
Construction began in February 2016.
Project Details for Noshiro power station Expansion
- Sponsor: Tohoku Electric Power Company (Tepco)
- Parent Company: Tohoku Electric Power Company (Tepco)
- Location: Noshiro, Akita, Japan
- Coordinates: 40.1912, 139.9911 (exact)
- Status: Construction
- Gross Capacity: 600 MW
- Type: Ultra-supercritical
- Projected in service: 2020
- 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.
- "Japan hot on coal as 5,400 MW of new projects are in the pipeline," Power Insider, October 16, 2013.
- Description of new unit (Japanese), Tepco, accessed July 2014.
- "Noshiro No.3 / Tohoku Electric Power / Noshiro city, Akita pref.," Kiko Network, accessed June 2016