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Commercial Operation Begins at Hitachinaka Joint Thermal Power Station Unit 1

2021/01/08

Developed by JERA Co., Inc. (“JERA”) through its subsidiary Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc., Hitachinaka Joint Thermal Power Station Unit 1 began commercial operation today.

 

Located on the site of JERA’s Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station, this high-efficiency coal-fired power station uses an ultra-supercritical power generation system (USC) with a generating capacity of 650MW. It also introduces state-of-the-art environmental equipment to mitigate environmental impact.

 

JERA will continue to employ high-efficiency coal-fired power stations and develop decarbonization technologies as part of its efforts to maintain a stable supply of electricity and reduce CO2 emissions.

 

Overview of Hitachinaka Joint Thermal Power Station Unit 1

Location

768-23 Terunuma, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki

(on the site of JERA’s Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station)

Power output

650MW

Fuel

Coal

Power generation system

Ultra-supercritical power generation system (USC)

 

 

Hitachinaka Joint Thermal Power Station Unit1