Baotou Olefins power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Baotou Olefins power station (神华包头煤化工公司煤制烯烃自备电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Halingar Town, Jiuyuan District, Baotou Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Background on Plant

Baotou Olefins power station is a six-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 600 MW. The plant was completed in 2009, and was originally owned by Shenhua.[1]


On August 28 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer.[2][3] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Jiuyuan District, Baotou Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 40.5937455, 109.7811263 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1-6: 100 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2009
  • Coal type:
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Articles and resources


  1. Baotou Olefins Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. "China’s Newly-Established National Energy Investment Group Sets World Records in Its Sector, With Assets of Over CNY1.8 Trillion," Yicai Global, 11-28-2017

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