Shimogo is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Ono river/basin in Fukushima, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1988.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,000||1,000||–||Active||Fukushima, Japan||Electric Power Development|
The project is developed and owned by Electric Power Development.
Shimogo is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 19 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 387m.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1988.
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines.
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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