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Submission of a Notification of Changes to the Electricity Supply Plan for Chita Thermal Power Station

2019/11/01

JERA Co., Inc. ("JERA") has submitted to the Organization for Cross-regional Coordination of Transmission Operators, Japan (OCCTO) a notification of changes to its electricity supply plan1 for the 6-unit Chita Thermal Power Station, reporting the planned decommission of units 1 to 4 (currently in long-term planned shutdown) in FY2021 and unit 5 (currently in operation) in FY2026.

 

JERA also informed OCCTO that, in light of future business conditions such as electricity supply and demand, it would start considering the new construction of units 7 and 8 at the power station.

 

JERA will continue deliberation and development to achieve an optimum energy mix that contributes to a stable supply of internationally competitive energy and the realization of a low-carbon society.

 

1  An “electricity supply plan" is a plan—submitted by an electricity business, through the Organization for Cross-regional Coordination of Transmission Operators, Japan (OCCTO), to the Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry in accordance with the Electricity Business Act—that covers its electricity supply and the installation and operation of its electricity facilities in Japan over the next 10 years.

 

Overview of Chita Thermal Power Station

Location

23 Kitahama-machi, Chita-shi, Aichi

Fuel

LNG

Unit

Unit 1

Unit 2

Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5

Unit 6

Output

529 MW

529 MW

500 MW

700 MW

854 MW

854 MW

Generation System

Combined cycle

(Repowering)

Steam

Combined cycle

(Repowering)

Start of Operation

Feb.1966

Jan.1967

Mar.1968

Mar.1974

Mar.1978

Apr.1978

Planned Decommissioning

FY2021

FY2026

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Overview of the New Constriction Plan (TBD)

Unit

Unit 7

Unit 8

Output

600 MW class

600 MW class

Fuel

LNG

Generation System

Combined cycle

Planned Start of Operation

FY2027