Beixinyao power station
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Beixinyao power station is a power station in the pre-permit stage in Ningwu, Xinzhou, Shanxi, China.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Beixinyao power station||Ningwu, Xinzhou, Shanxi, China||39.103058, 112.353606 (approximate)|
The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Unit 4||pre-permit||coal - unknown||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
|Unit 1||pre-permit||coal - unknown||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
|Unit 2||pre-permit||coal - unknown||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
|Unit 3||pre-permit||coal - unknown||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Unit 4||Jinneng Holding Shanxi Electric Power Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Unit 1||Jinneng Holding Shanxi Electric Power Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Unit 2||Jinneng Holding Shanxi Electric Power Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Unit 3||Jinneng Holding Shanxi Electric Power Co Ltd [100.0%]|
Background on Project
Beixinyao power station is a proposed 2 x 1,000 MW coal plant in Ningwu County, sponsored by Datong Coal Mining Group. A tender notice for preparation of the pre-feasibility study was put out in February 2017.
In September 2020, a feasibility study meeting was held for the project. The power station was described with an updated capacity of 4 x 1,000 MW.
As January 2021, the feasibility study was reportedly approved.
In April 2021, Jinergy Holding Group and Zheneng Group were reportedly in discussions to cooperate on coal electricity projects, including Beixinyao power station.
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