Niihama Nishi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Niihama Nishi power station is a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Niihama Nishi, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant.

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Background on Plant

The plant is scheduled to be retired in 2022 when Sumitomo's new 150-MW gas-fired power plant is scheduled to completed.[1]

Project Details for Noshiro power station Expansion

  • Sponsor: Sumitomo Joint Electric Power Co.
  • Parent Company: Sumitomo Joint Electric Power Co
  • Location: Niihama Nishi, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan
  • Coordinates: 33.954611, 133.249236 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: Unit 1: 75 MW; Unit 2: 75 MW; Unit 3: 150 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: Unit 1: 1959; Unit 2: 1962; Unit 3: 2008
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:  
  • Source of financing:

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