Hydroelectric Plants in Japan - other regions

Aikawa Daiichi
Location: Kanagawa
Operator: Kanagawa Prefecture Power Generation Division
Configuration: 1 X 24 MW Francis
Operation: 1994
T/G supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Obayashi Gumi

Photograph by Qurren (wikimedia)
Posted 27 Oct 2007

Ashigawa Daini
Location: Okayama
Operator: Okayama Prefecture
Configuration: 1 X 18.7 MW Francis
Operation: 1954
T/G supplier: MHI, Mitsubishi Electric
EPC: Kumagai Gumi
Quick facts: This is a 45m gravity-type concrete multipurpose dam.

Photograph by 河川一等兵 (wikimedia)
Posted 28 Oct 2007

Chojabara
Location: Yamagata
Operator: Japan Metals & Chemicals
Configuration: 3 X 4 MW Francis
Operation: 1938
T/G supplier: Toshiba

Photograph courtesy of Japan Metals & Chemicals
Posted 24 Aug 2002

Hitotsuse
Location: Miyazaki
Operator: Kyushu Electric Power Co Inc
Configuration: 2 X 90 MW Francis
Operation: 1963
T/G supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Aoki Corp
Quick facts: This HPP has a 130m tall, 416m long concrete arch dam on the Hitotsuse River in Saito-shi.

Photograph by 河川一等兵 (Wikimedia)
Posted 10 Aug 2014

Inawashiro Daaichi
Location: Fukushima
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 6 X 9.25 MW Francis
Operation: 1949-1961
T/G supplier: Toshiba, Alsthom

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co Ltd
Posted 3 Apr 2004

Kotougawa
Location: Yamaguchi
Operator: Ube Industries Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 4 MW
Operation: 1949
T/G supplier: Dengyosha Prime Mover Works, Meidensha
Quick facts: On the Saha River.

Photograph by 河川一等兵 (wikimedia)
Posted 1 Jan 2008

Kasai WWTP
Location: Tokyo
Operator: Tokyo Metropolitan Water
Configuration: 1 X 27 kW
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: Voith Fuji Hydro KK
Quick facts: This microhydro machine is on a post-treatment sewage water line.

Photograph courtesy of Voith Fuji Hydro KK
Posted 5 Nov 2005

Morigasaki West WWTP
Location: Tokyo
Operator: Tokyo Metropolitan Water
Configuration: 1 X 9.9 kW
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Voith Fuji Hydro KK
Quick facts: This microhydro machine is on a post-treatment sewage water line.

Photograph courtesy of Voith Fuji Hydro KK
Posted 13 Nov 2005

Sakuma Daiichi
Location: Shizuoka
Operator: J-Power
Configuration: 4 X 87.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1956
T/G supplier: Toshiba
Quick facts: This was Electric Power Development Co's first large-scale hydroelectric plant.

Photograph courtesy of J-Power
Posted 17 Sep 2010

 
Shin Anogawa
Location: Niigata
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 6 X 39 MW Francis
Operation: 1939
T/G supplier: Alsthom
Quick facts: This plant takes water from the Nishiotaki Dam intake on the Shin Anogawa river.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co Ltd
Posted 3 Apr 2004

Tagokura
Location: Fukushima
Operator: J-Power
Configuration: 3 X 95 MW, 1 X 100 MW Francis
Operation: 1959-1961
T/G supplier: MHI, Mitsubishi Electric
Quick facts: Unit-4 was rebuilt in 2006

Photograph by 河川一等兵 (wikimedia)
Posted 27 Oct 2007

Abbreviations

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

Updated 01-Mar-2017

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