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.
The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Saijo city.
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.
Owner Shikoku Electric Power Co. Ltd. has proposed replacing unit 1 with a 500 MW ultra-supercritical unit, planned for operation in March 2023. Construction of the unit began in June 2019, according to the Kiko Network.
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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