Saijo power station

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The Saijo power station is a 406-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Ehime prefecture, Japan.

Owner Shikoku Electric Power Co. Ltd. has proposed replacing unit 1 with a new 500 MW ultra-supercritical unit.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Saijo city.

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Background on plant

The existing power station is a 406 MW subcritical power station in Saijo city, co-fired by coal and biomass. Unit 1 is 156 MW and installed in 1965, and unit 2 is 250 MW and installed in 1970.[1]

Replacement unit

Owner Shikoku Electric Power Co. Ltd. has proposed replacing unit 1 with a 500 MW ultra-supercritical unit, planned for operation in March 2023.[2] Construction of the unit began in June 2019, according to the Kiko Network.[3]

Plant Details of unit 1 replacement

  • Sponsor: Shikoku Electric Power Co. Ltd.
  • Parent Company: Shikoku Electric Power Co. Ltd.
  • Location: Saijo city, Ehime prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 33.9327, 133.1677 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Projected in service: 2023
  • Capacity: 500 MW
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. "Saijo power station," GEO, accessed April 2015
  2. "西条火力1号、USCに更新-四国電力、50万kW自社応札へ," Shimbun, 2015/04/01
  3. Saijo New No.1, Kiko Network, accessed July 2019

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