Beihai Mill power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Beihai Mill power station (斯道拉恩索北海林纸公司自备电厂) is an operating power station of at least 240-megawatts (MW) in Xinggang Town, Tieshangang District, Beihai, Guangxi, China.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Beihai Mill power station Xinggang Town, Tieshangang District, Beihai, Guangxi, China 21.53862, 109.534681 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2: 21.53862, 109.534681
  • Unit 2: 21.4953, 109.5086

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating coal - unknown 70 subcritical 2018
Unit 2 operating coal - unknown 70 subcritical 2018
Unit 2 operating[1][2] bioenergy - paper mill wastes[3] 100[3] 2016[2]

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Operator
Unit 1 Stora Enso (Guangxi) Packaging Co Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 2 Stora Enso (Guangxi) Packaging Co Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 2 Guangxi Gaofeng Forest Pulp & Paper Industry (Group) CO LTD; Stora Enso Pulp & Paper Asia CO LTD[4] Stora Enso (Guangxi) Pulp & Paper CO LTD[3]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): pulp & paper
  • Captive industry: Both

Project-level coal details

  • Permit(s): June 25, 2013


The power station is owned by the Stora Enso Guangxi Paper Company and located in Tieshangang District, Beihai, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.[5]


The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, provided financing for the Beihai Mill project, which includes the Beihai Mill power station. The IFC provided US$88 million in debt and US$59 million in equity, for a total financing amount of US$147 million. The plant supplies a greenfield pulp and board mill’s cogeneration systems.[6]

Articles and Resources


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  6. Under The Rug Coal Financing Database, Natural Resources Defense Council, Oil Change International, World Wide Fund for Nature, 2015

Additional data

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