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J-Power halts 700-MW coal-fired unit after fire
February 22, 2012 / 4:47 AM / 6 years ago

J-Power halts 700-MW coal-fired unit after fire

TOKYO, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Japanese utility Electric Power Development Co (J-Power) said it had halted operations at its 700-megawatt No.3 coal-fired unit at its Takehara plant in western Japan on Monday following a fire in one of the turbines.

J-Power is checking the cause of the fire and has no schedule for restart, a company spokesman said. (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

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