Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global thermal capacity, 4.18% is in Japan. Listed below are the five largest active thermal power plants by capacity in Japan, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

1. Futtsu Combined Cycle Power Plant

The Futtsu Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 5,351MW thermal power project located in Chiba, Japan. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1986. JERA own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Kashima Thermal Power Station

The 4,400MW Kashima Thermal Power Station thermal power project is located in Ibaraki, Japan. It was commissioned in 1971. Buy the profile here.

3. Chiba Thermal Power Station

The Chiba Thermal Power Station is a 4,380MW thermal project. JERA owns the project. It was commissioned in 1998. It is located in Chiba, Japan. Buy the profile here.

4. Hekinan Power Plant

The Hekinan Power Plant thermal project with a capacity of 4,100MW came online in 1991. JERA have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Aichi, Japan. Buy the profile here.

5. Sodegaura Thermal Power Plant

The Sodegaura Thermal Power Plant has been operating since 1974. The 3,600MW thermal project is located in Chiba, Japan. JERA have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.