Hokkaido Electric Power Company

Summary

The Hokkaido Electric Power Company (Japanese: 北海道電力株式会社, Hokkaidō Denryoku Kabushiki-gaisha) (TYO: 9509), or Hokuden (ほくでん) for short, is the monopoly electric company of Hokkaidō, Japan. It is also known as Dōden and HEPCO. The company is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (first section), Osaka Securities Exchange (first section), and Sapporo Securities Exchange.

Hokkaido Electric Power Company
Native name
北海道電力株式会社
Hokkaidō Denryoku Kabushiki-gaisha
TypePublic KK TYO: 9509
IndustryElectricity generation and transmission
FoundedMay 1, 1951; 71 years ago (1951-05-01) in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan
Headquarters2, Higashi 1-chome, Odori, Chuo-ku, ,
Number of locations
  • 56 Hydroelectric
  • 12 Thermal
  • 1 Nuclear
  • 1 Geothermal
  • 1 Photovoltaic
  • 373 Substations
(FY2017)
Area served
Hokkaido
Key people
Production output
Generated electrical power:
  • Decrease27,734 (GW⋅h) (2018)
  • Decrease29,808 (GW⋅h) (2017)
  • Decrease31,900 (GW⋅h) (2016)
Revenue
  • Increase JPN¥733,050 million (2018)
  • Decrease¥702,776 million (2017)
  • Increase¥724,111 million (2016)
  • Increase ¥33,726 million (2018)
  • Decrease¥27,443 million (2017)
  • Increase¥43,100 million (2016)
¥(64,207) million (Consolidated, loss) (FY2014)
Total assets
  • Increase ¥1,915,908 million (2018)
  • Increase¥1,829,539 million (2017)
  • Increase¥1,826,141 million (2016)
Number of employees
  • Decrease 10,962 (FY2018)
  • Steady10,985 (FY2017)
  • Decrease10,985 (FY2016)
Websitewww.hepco.co.jp/english/index.html
Footnotes / references
[1][2]

According to the company profile, during fiscal 2011 (i.e. 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011), 26% of the electricity generated was from nuclear, 31% from coal, 15% from hydro, 8% from oil and 2% from 'new energy' sources.[3]

Hokkaido only has one nuclear power station, the Tomari Nuclear Power Plant.

FacilitiesEdit

  • Nuclear
    • Tomari (ja:泊発電所)(2,070 MW)
  • Coal
    • Tomato-atsuma Thermal Power Station (ja:苫東厚真発電所)(1,650 MW)
    • Naie (奈井江発電所)(350 MW)
    • Sunagawa (砂川発電所)(250 MW)
  • Geothermal energy
    • Mori (ja:森発電所)(2.5 MW)
  • Hydro electric – 53 dams including the following:[4]
  • Oil
    • Date (伊達発電所)(700 MW)
    • Shiriuchi (知内発電所)(700 MW)
    • Tomakomai (苫小牧発電所)(250 MW)
  • Diesel
    • Onbetsu (音別発電所)(280 MW)

Others;

Generating capacity by sourceEdit

 
Date fuel oil-powered power station
Electricity producing capacity by source[5]
Source Megawatts Percentage Number of units
Coal 2,250 30 3
Nuclear 2,070 27.5 3
Oil 1,650 22 3
Hydro 1,231 16 53
Diesel 280 4 1
Geo-thermal 50 0.5 1
Other 2 -
Total 7,533 100 62?

ReferencesEdit

Sources
  1. ^ Hokkaido Electric Power Company (September 2017). "Fact Book 2017" (PDF) (in English and Japanese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  2. ^ Hokkaido Electric Power Company (2018). "Hokuden Group Report 2018" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Corporate profile page of Hokkaido Electric Power Company, accessed 10 September 2011". Archived from the original on 17 August 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  4. ^ Kyogoku pumped storage project is under construction and due for completion in 2015. It will provide 600 MW.
  5. ^ *HEPCO Sustainability Report 2008 Archived 2011-10-02 at the Wayback Machine
  • This article incorporates material from 北海道電力 ("Hokkaido Electric Power") in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on September 29, 2007.

External linksEdit

  • Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc. (in English)
  • HEPCO Sustainability Report 2008 (in English)