Higashi Niigata Thermal Power Plant Unit I & II is a 1,200MW gas fired power project. It is located in Niigata, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 1977. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Tohoku Electric Power with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is liquefied natural gas. In case of shortage of liquefied natural gas the plant can also run on Heavy Fuel Oil.

Development status

The project got commissioned in April 1977.

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