Chugoku Electric Power Restarts 1,000MW Coal-Fired Unit in Japan

27 July 2011 (Last Updated July 27th, 2011 18:30)

Chugoku Electric Power has resumed operations at its 1,000MW Misumi No 1 coal-fired power plant in Japan. The unit was closed on 18 July 2011 due to trouble with a boiler, reports Reuters. With the start of this unit, Chugoku Electric's power generation capacity will reach 13,

Chugoku Electric Power has resumed operations at its 1,000MW Misumi No 1 coal-fired power plant in Japan.

The unit was closed on 18 July 2011 due to trouble with a boiler, reports Reuters.

With the start of this unit, Chugoku Electric’s power generation capacity will reach 13,350MW in August.

The company plans assist Kansai Electric by supplying 720MW of the power generated from the plant.