Tomato-atsuma power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Japanandcoal}} The Tomato-atsuma power station is a 1,650MW coal-fired power station which is owned by Hokkaido Power Company.[1]


This map shows the location of the Tomato-atsuma plant in Tomokomai, Hokkaidō, Japan.

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Background on plant

The Tomato-atsuma coal-fired plant produces 1,650MW from its three operating Units. Unit 1 (350MW) was commissioned in 1980; Unit 2 (600MW) was commissioned in 1985; and Unit 4 (700MW) was commissioned in 2002.[2] Unit 3 (85MW) was commissioned in 1985 and retired in 2005.

Project Details

Sponsor: Hokkaidō Electric Power Co. Inc.
Parent Company: Hokkaidō Electric Power Co. Inc.
Location: Tomokomai, Hokkaidō, Japan
Coordinates: 42.60762, 141.80843 (exact)
Status: Units 1, 2, and 4 are operating; Unit 3 was retired in 2005
Gross capacity: Unit 1 is 350MW; Unit 2 is 600MW; Unit 3 was 85MW; Unit 4 is 700MW
Type: Units 1 & 3 are Subcritical; Unit 2 is Supercritical; Unit 4 is Ultra-supercritical
Projected in service: Unit 1 in 1980; Unit 2 in 1985; Unit 3 in 1998; Unit 4 in 2002
Coal Type: Bituminous
Coal Source: imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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  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. List of existing coal plants Kiko Network, accessed Dec. 2017

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