Reihoku power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Reihoku power station is a 1,400MW coal-fired power station in Kyūshū, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Reihoku.

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Background on Plant

The 2 x 700 MW plant is owned by Kyushu Power Company. Unit 1 began operating in 1995, and unit 2 in 2003.[1]

Project Details

Sponsor: Kyushu Electric Power Co.
Parent Company: Kyushu Electric Power Co.
Location: Reihoku, Amakusa, Kumamoto, Kyūshū
Coordinates: 32.485132, 130.042115 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 2 x 700 MW
Type: Ultra-supercritical
Projected in service: 1995 (Unit 1), 2003 (Unit 2)
Coal Type: hard coal
Coal Source: imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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  1. Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, "Principal Thermal Power Plants (1,000MW or greater)", Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, accessed August 2009.

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