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Building a Low-Carbon Society Increasing Thermal Efficiency of Thermal Power Plants and Reducing Power Transmission and Distribution Loss

Chubu Electric Power owns 11 thermal power plants, which can generate a total of 25,082 MW electricity (as of March 31, 2015).
At the Joetsu Thermal Power Station, where all four units began commercial operation in May 2014 for the full-scale operation of the plant, we have introduced a leading-edge, high-efficiency LNG-fired combined cycle power generation system to further reduce both fuel costs and CO2 emissions. We are now developing the Nishi-Nagoya Thermal Power Station Unit No. 7 as a top-class unit in the world in terms of thermal efficiency, while steadily working on the Taketoyo Thermal Power Station Unit No. 5, which is a coal thermal power generator with excellent economic efficiency and fuel procurement stability.

Thermal efficiency of thermal power generation facilities (LHV basis*)

The chart of Thermal efficiency of thermal power generation facilities (LHV basis)

* A lower heating value (LHV) basis is calculated by subtracting the latent heat of vaporization of the moisture contained in fuel and water generated by combustion from the higher heating value.

Changes in Losses in Power Transmission and Distribution Since 1970

The chart of Changes in Losses in Power Transmission and Distribution Since 1970