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Tsuruga Power Station Unit 2
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PWR

Japan's advanced standard light water reactor built using technology incorporating Japan's first Prestressed Concrete Containment Vessel (PCCV)
Electric output 1,160,000 kW
Reactor type Pressurized water reactor (PWR)
Fuel Low enriched uranium (approx. 89 tons)
Start of commercial operation February 17, 1987
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 183.60 billion kWh
Average capacity factor 72.4%
Average availability factor 72.5%
 

Mechanism of a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR)

Mechanism of a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR)
 

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.

Supplying Electricity to Electric Power Companies
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