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November 26, 2021

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant, Japan

By Carmen

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant is a 3,200MW oil fired power project. It is located in Fukushima, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 1980.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 3,200 2,600 Active Fukushima, Japan

Description

The project is currently owned by JERA with a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is heavy fuel oil. In case of shortage of heavy fuel oil the plant can also run on Crude Oil.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 1980.

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Contractors Involved

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 600MW nameplate capacity.

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 600MW nameplate capacity.

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit III) is equipped with Mitsubishi Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 1,000MW nameplate capacity.

Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit IV) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 1,000MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Mitsubishi Power supplied electric generator for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit III).

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit IV).

IHI supplied steam boiler for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Mitsubishi Power supplied steam boiler for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Mitsubishi Power supplied steam boiler for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit III).

IHI supplied steam boiler for the Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant (Hirono Oil Fired Power Plant Unit IV).

Methodology

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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