Hydroelectric Power Plants in Japan- Hokkaido

Chitose Daiichi
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Oji Paper Co Ltd
Configuration: 25 MW
Operation: 1910-1968
T/G supplier: Toshiba
Quick facts: One of five HPP built to support the Tomakomai Paper Mill.

Photograph courtesy of Oji Paper Co
Posted 12 Oct 2014

Higashinosawa
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 20 MW Francis
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 24 May 2014

Hoya Ishikawa
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 170 kW Pelton
Operation: 1961
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 24 May 2014

Iwamatsu
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 6.3 MW Francis
Operation: 1942
T/G supplier: Hitachi
Quick facts: This dam on the Tokachi River in Shintoku-cho was built in about 1yr. The height is 37m and the creast length is 191m.

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 24 May 2014

Jozaneki
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 1.57 MW Francis
Operation: 1930
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 24 May 2014

Katsurazawa
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: J-Power
Configuration: 2 X 7.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: Toshiba, Meidensha
EPC: Kajima
Quick facts: Katsurazawa in Mikasa CIty was the first multipurpose dam in Hokkaido. Construction on the 63.6m gravity dam started n 1947. A replacement dam is being constructed.

Photograph by 河川一等兵 (wikimedia)
Posted 28 Oct 2007

Nanae
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 1 X 11 MW
Operation: 1964
T/G supplier: MHI

Photograph courtesy of City of Hakodate
Posted 13 Aug 2006

Shumarinai
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 440 kW
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP started construction in Feb 2012 and completd in Mar 2013. The power turbines were installed to replace aging pumping equipment at the Uryu Daiichi Dam, built in 1951.

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 24 May 2014

Uryu
Location: Hokkaido
Operator: Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Configuration: 3 X 14 MW Francis
Operation: 1943
T/G supplier: Hitachi
Quick facts: This multipurpose project on the Uryu River formed the only large manmade reservoir in Hokkaido. The site is 20km west of Nayoro-shi. Dam construction bgan i n1937 and completed in 1943.

Photograph courtesy of Hokkaido Electric Power Co
Posted 25 May 2014

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Oct-2014

Home