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Tsuruga Power Station Unit 1
Tsuruga Power Station Unit 1

BWR

Japan's first light water reactor
 
Electric output 357,000 kW
Reactor type Boiling water reactor (BWR)
Fuel Low enriched uranium (approx. 52 tons)
Start of commercial operation March 14, 1970
Power supplied to
  • Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.
  • Hokuriku Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Achievements (since commercial operation began)
Accumulated power generated 82.60 billion kWh
Average capacity factor 62.9%
Average availability factor 65.4%
 

Mechanism of a Boiling Water Reactor (BWR)

Mechanism of a Boiling Water Reactor (BWR)
 

Supplying Electricity to Electric Power Companies

JAPC's power stations in Tokai-mura (Ibaraki) and Tsuruga-city (Fukui) are operated to provide a stable and high-quality power supply every day, in accordance with our "Safety First" policy. Electricity produced at these stations is delivered to the customer through local electric power companies.

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