Naie power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Naie power station is a retired 350 MW coal-fired power station in Naie, Hokkaido, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Naie, Hokkaido, Japan.

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The plant is owned by Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Ltd (HEPCO). Unit 1 was commissioned in 1968 and Unit 2 was commissioned in 1970.[1]

In March 2019 HEPCO announced that both units had been shut down but would not be demolished yet, in case a need for more electricity in Hokkaido arises.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Hokkaido Electric Power Company (HEPCO)
Parent Company: Hokkaido Electric Power Company (HEPCO)
Location: Naie, Hokkaido, Japan
Coordinates: 43.422, 141.8439 (exact)
Status: Mothballed (2019)
Nameplate capacity: 2 x 175 MW
Type: Subcritical
In service: 1968 (Unit 1), 1970 (Unit 2)
Coal Type: Bituminous
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

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  1. Naie Coal Power Station, Global Energy Observatory, accessed May 2019
  2. Naie power station, suspended at the end of the last month, Forest Culture Association, Apr. 2, 2019

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