CR Changzhou power station

From Global Energy Monitor

CR Changzhou power station (国电常州发电公司) is a 1,260-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.

Two additional units have been proposed at the same location.

Location

The photo below shows the plant, near Chunjiang, in Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Changzhou power station, totaling 1,260 MW, were brought online in 2006.[1]

Description of Expansion

China Guodian is is planning to add two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total capacity of 1,320 MW.[2]

However, with no development since July 2014, the proposal appears to be shelved.

Ownership

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.[3][4] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Chunjiang, Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.9583333, 119.9925 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1260 MW (Units 1&2: 630 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2006
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Chunjiang, Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.9583333, 119.9925 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "国电常州电厂二期可行性研究报告评审会召开", 中国发电网, 2007-06-05
  2. "武俊在江苏公司2014年年中工作会上作工作报告", 国电江苏电力有限公司, 2014-07-27
  3. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  5. "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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