CR Xiwu Qi Wujianfang power station
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CR Xiwu Qi Wujianfang power station (华润电力锡林郭勒公司五间房电厂), also known as the Huarun Power Wujianfang Power Plant, is a 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.
The undated satellite below shows the plant in Xiwuzhumuqin (Xiwu, or West Ujumqin) Banner, next to the Beijing Energy Wujianfang power station on the west side.
Background on Project
Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity
In 2016 China's National Energy Administration issued "scale control" (coal-fired capacity limits) on particular "sending out" locations that feed ultra-high voltage (UHV) long-distance power lines, including Inner Mongolia (Xilingong), Inner Mongolia (Ordos), Shaanxi, Ningxia, and Xinjiang.
As of January 2017, the affected area includes this power station, which may be scaled down as a result. For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.
2017: Expansion postponed by government
In July 2017, the NEA released the "Guideline of Supply-Side Reform of the Coal Power Bubble". The Guideline included a draft list which slowed down or halted 185 coal-burning units across 21 provinces, totaling 107 GW. 114 coal units (65 GW) are ordered to slow down the construction progress during 2017 to 2020, and are not allowed to connect to the grid in 2017. In addition, 71 coal units (42 GW) were halted indefinitely for regulation violations. The list partly overlapped with the projects listed in the January NEA letter to 13 provinces.
For more information, see China's 2016/2017 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.
March 2018: Construction continues on project
Satellite imagery for 44.572488, 116.739511 shows that construction continued on the project in the period July 2017 to March 2018.
Unit 1 was commissioned on November 11, 2019.
Unit 2 was commissioned on December 28, 2019.
- Sponsor: China Resources (70%), Beijing Energy Group (30%)
- Location: Xiwuzhumuqin (Xiwu, or West Ujumqin) Banner, Xilingol (Xilinguole) Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
- Coordinates: 44.6022, 116.70 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1&2: 660 MW)
- Type: Ultra-supercritical
- Start year: 2019
- Coal type: Waste coal
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
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- "2×660MW！华润五间房电厂2号机组一次通过168小时试运行" 河南工程公司, 2020/1/2