Gas- and Oil-Fired Steam-Electric Plants in Japan -
other regions

Anegaski
Location: Chiba
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 6 X 600 MW
Fuel: LNG, crude, oil, HFO, LPG
Operation: 1967-1979
Boiler supplier: B&W, Babcock-Hitachi, IHI
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba, Hitachi
Quick facts: UNit-1 wsa the first supercitical unit in Japan. Units 1-4 were build oil-fired but later converted to LNG and oil fuels. Unit-6 was closed by a a boiler accident in Jun 1996 and restarted in Feb 1999.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 3 May 2014

Anan
Location: Tokushima
Operator: Shikoku Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 125 MW, 1 X 220 MW, 2 X 450 MW
Fuel: fuel oil
Operation: 1963-1976
Boiler supplier: MHI, IHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Hitachi, Toshiba

Photograph courtesy of Shikoku Electric Power Co
Posted 4 Oct 2001

Buzen
Location: Oita
Operator: Kyushu Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 500 MW
Fuel: residual oil
Operation: 1977-1980
Boiler supplier: IHI
T/G supplier: Toshiba
Quick facts: These two supercritical units are equipped with wet FGD scrubbers using the Kureha-Kawasaki sodium limestone process. In the late 1990s, their condensers were partially retubed with a new high-molybdenum ferritic stainless steel developed by Sumitomo Metal Technology Inc.

Photograph courtesy of urourogorogoro.blog.so-net.ne.jp
Posted 8 Sep 2012

Goi
Location: Chiba
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 4 X 265 MW, 1 X 476 MW, 1 X 350 MW
Fuel: LNG, NGL
Operation: 1963-1968
Boiler supplier: Mitsubishi-Zosen, B&W, Babcock-Hitachi
T/G supplier: Toshiba, Hitachi, MHI, Melco
Quick facts: A 4.5-MW phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant from UTC was installed at Goi in 1982. LNG for the Goi plant comes from the Futtsu LNG terminal. Unit-2 was mothballed in Dec 2006 and restarted in Dec 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 21 Feb 2009

Higashi Ogishima
Location: Chiba
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 1,000 MW
Fuel: LNG
Operation: 1987-1991
Boiler supplier: Babcock-Hitachi, IHI
T/G supplier: Toshiba, MHI, Melco
Quick facts: Along with three similarly-sized units at Sodegaura, these are the largest LNG-fired, steam-electric units ever built.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 22 Feb 2009

Iwakuni
Location: Okayama
Operator: Chugoku Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 220 MW, 1 X 350 MW, 1 X 500 MW
Fuel: residual oil, LPG
Operation: 1966-1981
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
Quick facts: Unit-1 is mothballed.

Photograph courtesy of Chugoku Electric Power Co
Posted 20 Jul 2006

Kashima
Location: Ibaraki
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 4 X 600 MW, 2 X 1,000 MW
Fuel: heavy oil, crude oil
Operation: 1971-1975
Boiler supplier: MHI, IHI, Babcock-Hitachi, IHI
T/G supplier: Hitachi, MHI, Melco, GE
Quick facts: Kashmia PS is in Kamisu-City about 80km about 80km northeast of Tokyo. It was TEPCO's last, large oil-fired power plant. The plant is being extended with CCGT blocks.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 28 Dec 2013

Kawasaki-1
Location: Kanagawa
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 6 X 175 MW
Fuel: fuel oil, NGL, LNG
Operation: 1961-1968 (ret)
Boiler supplier: Babcock-Hitachi, IHI, Deutsche-Babcock
T/G supplier: Hitachi, IHI Shibaura, Siemens, Fuji
Quick facts: The Kawaskai-1 thermal plant is pictured behind the new CCGT plant. The conventional plant was closed in Mar 2006 and later demolished to make room for more CCGT blocks.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 22 Feb 2009

Kudamatsu
Location: Yamaguchi
Operator: Chugoku Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 156 MW (ret), 1 X 375 MW, 1 X 700 MW
Fuel: residual oil, naphtha
Operation: 1964-1979
Boiler supplier: IHI
T/G supplier: Toshiba

Photograph courtesy of Chugoku Electric Power Co
Posted 20 Jul 2006

Minami Yokohama
Location: Kanagawa
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 350 MW, 1 X 450 MW
Fuel: LNG
Operation: 1970-1973
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco, Toshiba
EPC: Takenaka
Quick facts: This was the first steam-electric plant purpose-built to use LNG only. All three steam sets are cross-compound. Isogo power station is in the background.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 21 Feb 2009

Oi
Location: Tokyo
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 3 X 350 MW
Fuel: crude oil
Operation: 1971-1973
Boiler supplier: MHI, IHI, Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco, Toshiba, Siemens
EPC: Takenaka
Quick facts: All three steam sets are cross-compound.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 21 Feb 2009

Oita
Location: Oita
Operator: Kyushu Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 250 MW
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 1969-1970 (ret)
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
Quick facts: The two sets at Oita went online in Jul 1969 and Jun 1970, respectively, and were closed in Apr 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Kyushu Electric Power Co
Posted 10 Apr 2013

Shin Kokura
Location: Oita
Operator: Kyushu Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 156.25 MW (ret), 3 X 600 MW
Fuel: LNG
Operation: 1961-1983
Boiler supplier: Mitsubishi-Zosen, Yokoyama, MHI
T/G supplier: IHI Shibaura, Toshiba
Quick facts: This TPS is in Kokura-Kita Ward of Kitakyushu City, an industrial center along the Kanmon Strait and the Sea of Genkai Nada. Units 1&2 were comissioned buring Chikuho coal. They were converted to HFO in 1973 and again to LNG in 1977. The two sets were closed Oct 2004. Supercritical Units 3--5 were pupose-built to burn Indonesian LNG delivered and stored in an adjacent terminal.

Photograph courtesy of gazone.morrie.biz
Posted 13 Jul 2013

Sodegaura
Location: Chiba
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 600 MW, 3 X 1,000 MW
Fuel: LNG, NGL
Operation: 1974-1979
Boiler supplier: MHI, Babcock-Hitachi
T/G supplier: Toshiba, Hitachi, MHI, Melco
Quick facts: This site is expected to be redeveloped with CCGT blocks, perhaps in partnership with Tokyo Gas.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 29 Sep 2012

Tamashima
Location: Okayama
Operator: Chugoku Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 350 MW, 1 X 500 MW
Fuel: residual oil, crude oil
Operation: 1971-1974
Boiler supplier: B-H
T/G supplier: Hitachi

Photograph courtesy of Chugoku Electric Power Co
Posted 15 Sep 2001

   

Yokosuka
Location: Kanagawa
Operator: Tokyo Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 265 MW (ret), 6 X 350 MW
Fuel: residual oil, crude oil, COM
Operation: 1960-1970
Boiler supplier: MHI, CE, IHI
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba, Siemens
Quick facts: Tepco's first SCR was installed at the Yokosuka plant in 1978 and the two smaller units were among the few worldwide to use coal-oil mixture (COM). These two sets were retired in Dec 2004 and Mar 2007, respectively. All steam turbines are cross-compound.

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co
Posted 22 Feb 2009

Abbreviations

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

Updated 03-May-2014

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