Ohira is a 500MW hydro power project. It is located on Aburatani, Tsukio river/basin in Kumamoto, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1975.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 500 500 Active Kumamoto, Japan


The project is currently owned by Kyushu Electric Power.

Ohira is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 490m.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site. The generator capacity is 265 MVA.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1975.

Contractors Involved

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 256MW nameplate capacity.


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