Henan Gucheng power station
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Henan Gucheng power station is an operating power station of at least 640-megawatts (MW) in Gucheng, Yicheng, Zhumadian, Henan, China with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Henan Gucheng power station||Gucheng, Yicheng, Zhumadian, Henan, China||32.8720994, 114.0435684 (exact)|
The map below shows the exact location of the power station.
Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):
- Phase I Unit 1, Phase II Unit 3, Phase I Unit 2, Phase II Unit 4: 32.8720994, 114.0435684
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Phase I Unit 1||operating||coal - bituminous||320||subcritical||2006||–|
|Phase II Unit 3||cancelled||coal - bituminous||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
|Phase I Unit 2||operating||coal - bituminous||320||subcritical||2006||–|
|Phase II Unit 4||cancelled||coal - bituminous||1000||ultra-supercritical||–||–|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Phase I Unit 1||Henan China Resources Power Gucheng Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Phase II Unit 3||Henan China Resources Power Gucheng Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Phase I Unit 2||Henan China Resources Power Gucheng Co Ltd [100.0%]|
|Phase II Unit 4||Henan China Resources Power Gucheng Co Ltd [100.0%]|
Project-level coal details
- Permit(s): 2005
The two existing coal-fired units of Gucheng power station, totaling 640 MW, were brought online in 2006. The plant is owned by China Resources.
Description of Expansion
China Resources was planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW.
However, with no updates since 2012, the project appears to be abandoned.
Articles and Resources
- Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012
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