Chifeng Economic Development Zone Captive Cogen power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Chifeng Economic Development Zone Captive Cogen power station (赤峰经济开发区自备热电联产项目) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Yuanbaoshan Town.

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Background on Plant

Chifeng Economic Development Zone Cogen power station is a proposed captive 2 x 350 MW supercritical coal plant in Yuanbaoshan Town. It was permitted in December 2016.[1] Construction began in April 2017.[2]

Planet satellite images from July 2017 to May 2018 show construction has been rapid, with operation planned for 2018.[3]

Unit 2 was commissioned in April 2021.[4] Unit 1 was commissioned in September 2021.[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Chifeng Shengtai Asset Operating Co & Chifeng Urban Construction Investment (Group)
  • Parent company: China Nonferrous Metal Industry & Chifeng Urban Construction Investment (Group)
  • Location: Yuanbaoshan Town, Yuanbaoshan District, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 42.273665, 119.144232 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1&2: 350 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start year: 2021
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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