Tobata power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tobata power station is a 1,040-megawatt (MW), four-unit coal plant in Tobata, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Kyūshū, Japan. Unit 2 is coal-fired and generates 156 MW. Unit 5 is coal-fired and gas-fired, and generates 110 MW. Unit 6 is coal-, gas-, and coke-fired and generates 149 MW. Units 2 and 3 are gas-fired.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Tobata, Japan

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The plant is jointly owned by Kyushu Electric Power, Nippon Steel, and Sumitomo Metal.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Tobata Cooperative Thermal Power Co
Parent Company: Kyushu Electric Power, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
Location: Tobata, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Kyūshū, Japan
Coordinates: 33.9264018, 130.8473912 (exact)
Status: Unit 2: Operating; Unit 5: Operating
Nameplate capacity: Unit 2: 156.25 MW; Unit 5: 110 MW; Unit 6: 149 MW
Type: Subcritical
In service: Unit 2: 1971; Unit 5: 2010; Unit 6: 1999
Coal Type:
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  1. Tobata Cooperative Thermal Power Station, Wikipedia, May 2019
  2. Tobata Joint Thermal Power Plant, Tobata-Kyoka, accessed May 2019

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