Shinchi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Shinchi power station is a 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Shinchi.

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Background on Plant

Shinchi power station is a 2 x 1,000 MW supercritical coal plant in the town of Shinchi. It began operating in 1994-5.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Soma Kyodo Power Company
  • Parent Company: JERA, Tohoku Electric Power
  • Location: Shinchi town, Soma district, Fukushima prefecture, Tōhoku region, Japan
  • Coordinates: 37.841115, 140.946169 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1&2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 1994-95
  • Coal Type: Sub/Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Imported

Articles and resources


  1. "Shinchi Coal Power Plant Japan," GEO, accessed March 2016

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