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Press Release 2018

On the Decommissioning of Owase-Mita Thermal Power Station Units 1 and 3 and Yokkaichi Thermal Power Station Unit 3

December 19, 2018

Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Today, we would like to announce that Chubu Electric Power has decided to decommission Owase-Mita Thermal Power Station Units 1 and 3 and Yokkaichi Thermal Power Station Unit 3.

We have concluded an agreement with Owase-shi on the use of the land after the decommissioning of the plant. We have formed a committee with Owase-shi and the Owase Chamber of Commerce and Industry to discuss the specifics.

With the understanding and cooperation of the local community and related parties, we are working on constructing a woody biomass power generation facility within the Yokkaichi Thermal Power Station site. We are aiming for the start of its commercial operation in April 2020

【Overview of the Owase-Mita Thermal Power Station Facilities】

Location

Kunishishousenchou 1, Owase-shi, Mie-ken

Output

Unit 1

375 thousand kW

Unit 2

375 thousand kW(Decommissioned as of December 31, 2004)

Unit 3

500 thousand kW

Power generation method

Units 1-3 Steam power generation (Fuel: fuel oil, crude oil)

【Overview of the Yokkaichi Thermal Power Station Facilities】

Location

Saburomachi 1, Yokkaichi-shi, Mie-ken

Output

Unit 1

220 thousand kW (Decommissioned as of December 26, 2017)

Unit 2

220 thousand kW (Decommissioned as of December 26, 2017)

Unit 3

220 thousand kW

Unit 4 group (5 combined cycle units)

Total of 585 thousand kW

Power generation method

Units 1-3 Steam power generation (Fuel: LNG)

Unit 4 group Combined-cycle power generation (Fuel: LNG)