Tagokura is a 395MW hydro power project. It is located on Tadami river/basin in Fukushima, 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 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1959. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Electric Power Development.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 494 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 105m.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1959.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 102.3MW nameplate capacity.

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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.


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