Hydroelectric Plants in Japan - Kansai region

 
Amagase
Location: Kyoto
Operator: Kansai Electric Power Co Inc
Configuration: 2 X 46 MW Deriaz
Operation: 1964-1968
T/G supplier: MHI
EPC: Obayashi
Quick facts: Amagase is an 73m tall, 254m long arch dam on the Uji River just upstream from Uji City. The main purpose of the dam is flood control but it supports a conventional HPP and created the lower reservoir for the Kisenyama PSP.

Photograph courtesy of Obayashi
Posted 2 Aug 2014

Keage
Location: Kyoto
Operator: Kansai Electric Power Co Inc
Configuration: 2 X 2.25 MW Deriaz
Operation: 1941
T/G supplier: Hitachi
Quick facts: Thisplant on the Lake Biwa Canal is said to be the oldest commercial HPP in Japan as it began opetaions in 1891 as a city-owned PS.. In Sep 2016, Kyoto unicipal Government and Kansai EPC jointly received an award from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The listed information is for the current configuration.

Photograph courtesy of www.japantimes.co.jp
Posted 18 Sep 2016

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 18-Sep-2016

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