Hirono Power Station
|Hirono Power Station|
Location of Hirono Power Station in Japan
|Commission date||April 1980|
|Thermal power station|
|Primary fuel||Fuel oil, Crude oil|
|Nameplate capacity||4,400 MW|
The plant has an installed capacity of 4,400 MW. Power is generated by three 600 MW units, and two 1,000 MW units. Units 1 to 4 run on fuel oil and crude oil, whereas unit 5 (600 MW) runs on coal. A new 600 MW coal-fired unit, Unit 6, commenced commercial operation in December, 2013.
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