CPI Changshu-1 power station
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Changshu-1 power station (中电国际常熟发电厂) is a 3,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.
The photo below shows the power plant complex, which is located near Changshu City, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province. The oldest four units (Changshu-1 Units 1-4, built from 1993-1995), are in the center. To the east are Changshu-2 Units 1-3, built in 2005 and 2006. To the west are Changshu-1 Units 5 & 6, built in 2012 and 2013.
Background on Plant
In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.
- Sponsor: China Power International Development Ltd.
- Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
- Location: Changshu City, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
- Coordinates: 31.7565794, 120.9730554 (Changshu-1 Units 1-4), 31.753204, 120.9634852 (Changshu-1 Units 5-6)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity:
- Unit 1: 330 MW (1993)
- Unit 2: 330 MW (1993)
- Unit 3: 330 MW (1994)
- Unit 4: 330 MW (1995)
- Unit 5: 1000 MW (2012)
- Unit 6: 1000 MW (2013)
- Type: Units 1-4: Subcritical; Units 5 and 6: Ultra-Supercritical
- Coal type: Bituminous
- Coal source:
- Source of financing: