Kannagawa is a 2,820MW hydro power project. It is planned on Minamiaiki river/basin in Nagano, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1997 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2005. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings.

Kannagawa is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 19.17 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 653m. The penstock length will be 6,115.51m. The project is expected to generate 14,800 GWh of electricity.

Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase II) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 470MW nameplate capacity.

Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase III) consists of 4 units of francis turbines with 470MW nameplate capacity.

The Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase III) will have 4 electric generators installed at the Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase III) site. The generator capacity is likely to be 525 MVA.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1997. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2005.

Contractors involved

Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase I) will be equipped with Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 470MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi (China) is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase I). The generator capacity is likely to be 525 MVA.

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Kannagawa (Kannagawa Phase II). The generator capacity is likely to be 525 MVA.

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About Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings

Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings Inc (TEPCO), a subsidiary of nuclear damage compensation and decommissioning facilitation corporation of Japan is an energy utility company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity, transports fuel, and retails electricity and gas. The company produces power using LNG, heavy oil, crude oil, coal, NGL, LPG, city gas, solar, wind and hydro sources. TEPCO has presence in the entire fuel life cycle, from the procurement of fuel to power generation and sales. It also has interests in various power generation projects and energy related projects other than power generation; and provides consulting services. The company has operations in Japan and other countries; and has service centers in Kanagawa, Tochigi, Tokyo, Gunma, Chiba, Ibaraki, Saitama, Yamanashi and Shizuoka. TEPCO is headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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