Press Release

Press Release

Commercial Operation Begins at all Tokuyama Hydroelectric Power Station Units

March 24, 2016
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power would like to announce that the company today started commercial operation of the Tokuyama Hydroelectric Power Station Unit 1.

Unit 1's commercial operation follows Unit 2, which went online in May 2014, and marks the launch of all Tokuyama Hydroelectric Power Station Units.

Chubu Electric Power would like to extend its deep gratitude to local residents and relevant parties for their understanding and cooperation toward the construction of the Tokuyama Hydroelectric Power Station.

With the Station starting operations, the annual amount of reduced CO2 emission is expected to reach 150,000 t-CO2



Higashisugihara, Ibigawa Town, Ibi Area,Gifu Prefecture

Water System

Kisogawa River System, Ibi River

Maximum output (Note)

Unit 1: 139,000 kW, Unit 2: 24,300 kW
The total output during simultaneous operation amounts to 161,900 kW

Power generation system

Unit 1: Dam and conduit-type power, Unit 2: Dam-type power

Max. water consumption

Unit1:82.38m3/s、Unit 2:18.97m3/s
The total maximum water consumption of Units 1 and 2 amount to 100.4 m3/s

Effective head

Unit 1:181.96m、Unit 2:145.71m

Start of power generation facilities work

October 26, 2009

Start of commercial operation

Unit 1:March 24,2016
Unit 2:May 15, 2014

(Note) We changed the maximum output from its original planning , based on the test run result.

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