Noshiro power station Unit 3

  • Plant name:
    Noshiro power station Unit 3
    Company / Operator:
    Tohoku Electric Power
    Owner company(ies) / Financier(s):
    ( no info. )
    1-6 Omoriyama, Noshiro city, Akita pref.
    Capacity (maximum power):
    600 [MW]
    Planning operation date:
    Actual operation date:
    ( no info. )
    With or without EIA:
    Governmental assessment (old process, department level assessment)
    EIA process:
    finished and allowed (via old-date processes)
    Note for EIA process:

    Trial operation started at 2019/8/1
    Commercial operation started at 2020/3/2

    Technology type:
    Ultra-supercritical (USC)
    Designed gross thermal efficiency:
    44.8 [%]
    Designed net thermal efficiency:
    ( no info. )
    Note for technologies:
    ( no info. )
    Type of coal:
    ( no info. )
    CO2 emission:
    3.140 [Mt-CO2 / year]
    Source of CO2 emission:
    (estimated value from the power-generating capacity, based on the formula published by MIT, 2007.)
    CO2 emission factor:
    797.0 [g-CO2 / kWh]
    SOx emission concentration:
    50.0 [ppm]
    NOx emission concentration:
    45.0 [ppm]
    Ash dust emission concentration:
    10.0 [mg / m3]
    Mercury emission concentration:
    ( no info. )

    Kahoku Shinpo mentioned Tohoku Electric brought forward operation start date of this project toward March 2020.

    Construction starts at 2016/2/12. (news source: Denki Shinbun 2016/2/15)
    In house bid successed(29 Jan,2015Pressrelease by Tohoku Electric Power)