Kyogoku is a 600MW hydro power project. It is planned on Pepenai and Bihinai river/basin in Hokkaido, Japan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2002 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2014. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Hokkaido Electric Power.

Kyogoku is a pumped storage project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 400m and 369m respectively. The project is expected to generate 525.6 GWh of electricity.

Kyogoku (Kyogoku Unit No.3) consists of 1 turbine with 200MW nameplate capacity.

The Kyogoku (Kyogoku Unit No.3) has 1 electric generator that will be installed at the Kyogoku (Kyogoku Unit No.3) site.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2002. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2014.

Contractors involved

Kyogoku (Kyogoku Unit No.1, No.2) will be equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 200MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions is expected to supply 2 electric generators for the Kyogoku (Kyogoku Unit No.1, No.2). The generator capacity is likely to be 230 MVA.

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About Hokkaido Electric Power

Hokkaido Electric Power Co Inc (HEPCO) is an electric utility company. It generates electric energy and transmits and distributes that to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company produces power using coal, nuclear, oil, hydro, LNG and other renewable sources. The company provides services related to civil engineering and construction, general management of buildings, regular inspection, electrical and telecommunications works, maintenance and repair work at power plants. It also offers lifestyle-enhancing, smart electrification, home IoT and GPS based services. The company has majority of its operations in Japan. HEPCO is headquartered in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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