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Press Release 2018

Start of Construction on the Taketoyo Thermal Power Station Unit 5

April 18, 2018

Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power would like to announce that it has started construction on the Taketoyo Thermal Power Station Unit 5 today.

As a high efficiency coal-fired thermal power plant, Taketoyo Thermal Power Station Unit 5 will supply electricity stably in the long-term and cut down on power generation costs while striving to reduce the burden on the environment by mixing woody biomass into coal as fuel and adopting a high efficiency exhaust gas processing device.

With the continued cooperation and understanding of the local community and related parties, we will proceed with construction putting safety first.

【Overview of Taketoyo Thermal Power Station Unit 5】

Location 

1-1, Ryugu, Taketoyo Town, Chita-gun, Aichi Prefecture

 Output

1,070,000kW

 Power generation method

Steam power generation

 Fuel

Coal and woody biomass

 Thermal efficiency

46%(lower heating value standard level)

 Start of commercial

Scheduled to start in March 2022