Soma Kyodo power station

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Soma Kyodo power station is a proposed 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

Location

The map below shows the town of Shinchi, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background

In 2015 Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) and Chubu Electric Power said they planned a coal-fired power station of 1,000 MW in the town of Shinchi, Sōma District.[1]

In March 2015 Nikkei reported that Soma Kyodo Power, a joint venture in Fukushima Prefecture between TEPCO, Chubu Electric Power, and Tohoku Electric Power, planned on a 1,000 MW power station at a cost of around 200 billion yen.[2]

As of January 2019 there had been no additional news about this project and it appears to have been shelved.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Soma Kyodo Power
  • Parent company: TEPCO, Chubu Electric Power, Tohoku Electric Power
  • Location: Shinchi town, Sōma District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
  • Coordinates: 37.875278, 140.921944 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Capacity: 1,000 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date: 2023
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Coal plants in Japan," Kiko Network, updated May 1, 2015
  2. "Tepco likely to buy 2 million kilowatts from outside groups," Nikkei, March 28, 2015

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