Hondouji is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on Sagaegawa river/basin in Yamagata, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1972 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990. Buy the profile here.

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

The hydro reservoir capacity is 109 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 137.2m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The penstock diameter is 3.2m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1972 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990.

Contractors involved

Fuji Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 77MW nameplate capacity.

Fuji Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 83.4 MVA.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.