Restart of Unit 2 of Shinchi Power Station of Soma Kyodo Thermal Power Co. Unit 2 of Shinchi Power Station of Soma Kyodo Thermal Power Co. (Location:Shinchi Town, Soma County, Fukushima Prefecture, Main fuel: Coal, Rated capacity: 1,000 MW, Amount of electricity TEPCO receives: 470 MW) had been shut down since February 2, 2014, as a leakage had confirmed inside its boiler. The power station restarted its generation at 2:00 PM on March 11, 2014, and it is included to our supply capacity.
March 5, 2014
Start of trial operation of Group 3 Unit 3 of Chiba Thermal Power Station
Start of trial operation of Group 3 Unit 3 of Chiba Thermal Power Station Currently, construction is ongoing to replace gas turbine power generation equipment in the site of Chiba Thermal Power Station (Plant Chief: Akio Matsuzaki, location: Soga-machi 2-1377, Chuo-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, rated output: 334MW x 3, thermal efficiency: 39.0％, fuel: LNG) with combined cycle power generation equipment in order to increase output and generation efficiency. At 9:50am today (March 5), the construction of Group 3 Unit 3 (rated output after installation of the combined cycle power generation equipment: 500MW, thermal efficiency: approx. 58％) was completed, and the trial operation of the power generation has been started.
Group 3 Unit 1 and Group 3 Unit 2 started their operations on trial on December 4, 2013 and January 15, 2014 respectively, and with the trial operation of Group 3 Unit 3, all of the Units in the Group have started generating power. Towards the commencement of commercial operation, while making adjustment of combustion equipment etc. to ensure stable operation of the power generation facility, inspections stipulated by law will be performed.
February 26, 2014
Start of Trial Operation of Unit 4 of KAZUNOGAWA Power Station
Currently, we are proceeding with construction of Unit 4 at the Kazunogawa Power Station to increase facilities (Location: Otsuki-city and Koshu-city, Yamanashi prefecture/ Rated output: 40,000 kW / Model type: pumped-storage hydroelectric power generation), today, February 26, at 14:31PM, its trial operation of the power generation has been started.
Now on, various tests will be carried out until the business operation is started in accordance with relevant regulatory and salutatory requirements together with checking the performance and integrity of the power station facilities to ensure that the facilities will be running in a stable manner.
For more details on the power station, please refer here.
November 29, 2013
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