Ishikawa power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Ishikawa power station is a 312-megawatt coal-fired power station in Ishinomaki, Kyūshū, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Ishinomaki, Kyūshū, Uruma.

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The Ishikawa power station comprises two 156 MW units which were commissioned in November 1986 and March 1987 respectively. It is owned and operated by J-POWER, the trading name for the Electric Power Development Co.[1][2] In November 2020 J-POWER announced that it would retire most of its older, most inefficient coal-fired plants by 2030, including Ishikawa.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: J-POWER
Parent Company: J-POWER
Location: Ishikawa, Uruma, Okinawa (Uchinaa), Kyūshū, Japan
Coordinates: 26.430697, 127.842287 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 2 x 156 MW
Projected in service: 1986-1987
Coal Type:
Coal Source: imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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  1. Electric Power Development Co., "Fact Book: 2008", Electric Power Development Co., October 2008, page 15.
  2. "Ishikawa (J-Power) Coal Power Station Japan," GEO, accessed June 2016
  3. Japan’s J-Power to shut down old coal-fired power plants by 2030, NS Energy, Nov. 2, 2020

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