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November 29, 2021

Shiobara, Japan

By Carmen

Shiobara is a 900MW hydro power project. It is located on Jinzu river/basin in Tochigi, Japan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1994.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 900 900 Active Tochigi, Japan


The project is currently owned by Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings.

Shiobara is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 11.9 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 338m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1994.

Contractors Involved

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 360 MVA.


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