Press Release

Press Release

Establishment of "Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc."

December 06, 2013
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (President and CEO Akihisa Mizuno; "Chubu Electric Power") and Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (President: Naomi Hirose; "TEPCO") today established Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc., an electric power business that will operate and maintain a new coal-fired thermal facility to be built within TEPCO's Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station (located in Tokai-mura, Naka District, Ibaraki Prefecture) and will also sell the power generated by the facility.

Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc. looks forward to planning and promoting its electric power business with the understanding and support of the local community and all concerned.

(Profile of Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc.)

Company name

Hitachinaka Generation Co., Inc.


Akira Kuriyama*  (part time)

Business areas

Operation and maintenance of facilities and sale of electricity

Start of business

06 December 2013

Equity capital

100 million yen (We intend to increase our capitalization together with the beginning of construction)

Investment ratio

Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (96.55%)
The Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (3.45%)


Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Overview of electric power facility


768-23 Terunuma, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan

(on the site of TEPCO's Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station)

Generating Capacity

Generating end: approx. 650MW (Transmission end : approx. 600MW )

one unit



Power generation systems

Ultra-supercritical (USC) pulverized coal thermal

Start of operation

FY2020 (planned)

*Chubu Electric Executive Officer & Manager-Thermal Power Department, Power Generation Division

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