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January 4, 2022

Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station III, Japan

By Carmen

Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station III is a 650MW coal fired power project. It is located in Ibaraki, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 650 650 Active Ibaraki, Japan Hitachinaka Generation


The project is developed and owned by Hitachinaka Generation. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant.

The project cost is $1,753.96m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 380MW.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 650MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries supplied steam boiler for the project.

Hitachinaka Generation is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.


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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