Tomatouatsuma power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Tomatouatsuma power station (苫東厚真発電所) is a 1,650-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station which is owned by Hokkaido Power Company.[1]


This map shows the location of the Tomatouatsuma plant in Tomokomai, Hokkaidō, Japan.

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Background on plant

The Tomatouatsuma coal-fired plant produces 1,650MW from its three operating Units. Unit 1 (350MW) was commissioned in 1980; Unit 2 (600MW) was commissioned in 1985; and Unit 4 (700MW) was commissioned in 2002.[2] Unit 3 (85MW) was commissioned in 1985 and retired in 2005.

Project Details

Sponsor: Hokkaidō Electric Power Co. Inc.
Parent Company: Hokkaidō Electric Power Co. Inc.
Location: Tomokomai, Hokkaidō, Japan
Coordinates: 42.60762, 141.80843 (exact)
Status: Units 1, 2, and 4 are operating; Unit 3 was retired in 2005
Gross capacity: Unit 1: 350MW; Unit 2: 600 MW; Unit 3: 85 MW; Unit 4: 700 MW
Type: Units 1 & 3 are Subcritical; Unit 2 is Supercritical; Unit 4 is Ultra-supercritical
In service: Unit 1: 1980; Unit 2: 1985; Unit 3: 1998-2005; Unit 4: 2005
Coal Type: Bituminous
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.
  2. List of existing coal plants Kiko Network, accessed Dec. 2017

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