Maizuru power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Maizuru power station is an 1,800-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Kansai region, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Matsuura City, Japan.

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Background on Plant

Maizuru is a 2 x 900 MW supercritical coal plant in Kyoto. Unit 1 began operating in 2004, and unit 2 in 2010. Coal is imported at an attached port.[1]

Project Details of expansion

  • Sponsor: Kansai Electric Power
  • Parent Company: Kansai Electric Power
  • Location: Chitose, Maizuru, Kyōto city, Kansai region, Japan
  • Coordinates: 35.52541, 135.3430139 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 1,800 MW (Units 1&2: 900 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical 
  • In service: 2004 (Unit 1), 2010 (Unit 2)
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Imported 
  • Source of financing:

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