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November 30, 2021

Numappara, Japan

By Carmen

Numappara is a 675MW hydro power project. It is located on Kuzuryu river/basin in Tochigi, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1973.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 675 675 Active Tochigi, Japan Electric Power Development

Description

The project is developed and owned by Electric Power Development.

Numappara is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.34 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 478m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 1973.

Contractors Involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines.

About Electric Power Development

Electric Power Development Co Ltd (J-Power) is a wholesale electric utility that supplies hydroelectric and thermal power. It owns and operates a network of hydroelectric, thermal, wind and geothermal power plants. The company provides electricity and transmission services to major electric power companies in Japan. It constructs and operates power transmission and transforming facilities. J-Power’s other activities comprises environmental, telecommunications, overseas generation investment, consulting, selling of coal and resource management. The company owns and operates power generation facilities in several countries including Thailand, the US and China. J-Power is headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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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