Omura power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Omura power station was a 222-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Omura-shi, Nagasaki, Japan.


The satellite photo below shows the former location of the plant in Omura-shi, Nagasaki, Yokohama, at the site of what is now a solar farm.[1]

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Background on Plant

The plant was commissioned by Kyushu Electric in 1957 and was retired in 2004.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Kyushu Electric
Parent Company: Kyushu Electric
Location: Omura-shi, Nagaski, Japan
Coordinates: 32.968973, 129.931882 (exact)
Status: Retired
Nameplate capacity: Unit 1: 66 MW[3]; Unit 2: 156 MW[4]
Type: Subcritical
In service: 1957-2004
Coal Type:
Coal Source: imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. Kyushu Electric to Build Mega Solar Plant in Omura, Nagasaki Prefecture, Fukuoka Now, Apr. 7, 2011
  2. Outline of Kyushu Electric Power’s History Kyushu Electric Power Company, 2015 Annual Report
  3. 建設中の2号,, accessed July 2020
  4. 建設中の2号,, accessed July 2020

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