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January 10, 2022

Amagase, Japan

By Carmen

Amagase is a 92MW hydro power project. It is located on Yodogawa river/basin in Kyoto, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1964.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 92 92 Active Kyoto, Japan Obayashi


The project was developed by Obayashi and is currently owned by The Kansai Electric Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 26.28 million cubic meter.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

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Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1964.

About Obayashi

Obayashi Corp (Obayashi) is a general construction contractor. It executes a range of civil engineering and building construction works. The company’s services portfolio includes consulting; design and engineering; diagnosis, evaluation and maintenance of buildings and related facilities; management of infrastructures such as road, railway and airports; and real estate services. The company manufactures and sells building materials; construction machinery and equipment; and concrete products for several projects. It also carries out other businesses that comprise renewable energy, private finance initiatives, and hotel and golf course business operations. The company has operations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and Oceania. Obayashi is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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