Chongqing Fangsheng power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Chongqing Fangsheng power station (重庆能源投资集团南桐矿业方盛电力公司) is a retired 50-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Wansheng, Chongqing Municipality, China.[1]

Location

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Background

The Chongqing Fangsheng power station was commissioned in 2003 in the city of Wansheng. With rising energy demand in Wansheng, the power station was built to complement the already-existing nearby Nantong power station (also owned by the Nantong Mining Company), which was built in 1953. For a while, both plants were supplied with coal from the Nantong coal mine.[2] While in operation, the plants served 65 industrial companies and generated electricity for 20,000 residents.[3] In 2017, it had a registered capital of 50.5 million RMB.[4]

In 2012, Wansheng made it their mission to become a nationally renowned tourist city and promoted its development into a sustainable city. Since 2013, Wansheng has successively shut down major coal mines and eliminated excess coal mine production capacity.[2] In 2017, both the Fansheng and Nantong power stations were retired, along with several other coal plants in the province of Chongqing.[3][5] They will now be built into the upcoming China Thermal Power Industry Expo Park, a popular science education and research base and tourist attraction.[3] Estimated investment for the park is 450 million yuan; the park will cover an area of ​​around 120 acres.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Chongqing Nantong Mining Co
  • Parent company: Chongqing Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Wansheng, Chongqing Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 28.9442, 106.8835 (exact)
  • Coal type: Unknown
  • Coal source: Nantong Coal Mine
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 50 MW
    • Unit 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 50 MW (start-up in 2005)
  • Number of employees: 145 (as of 2015)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "重庆方盛电力有限责任公司2015_文档之家". Document House. 2015. Retrieved 2021-05-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "关停后 重庆这两家火电厂将被改造成中国首个火电博览园". 每日头条. July 30, 2019. Retrieved May 24, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "中国火电工业博览园签字落户重庆能源南桐电厂". 每日头条. July 1, 2019. Retrieved May 24, 2021.
  4. "重庆方盛电力有限责任公司_电话地址_信用报告_工商信息-启信宝". m.qixin.com. Retrieved 2021-05-24.
  5. "Chongqing Environmental Statement 2018" (PDF). Chongqing Municipal Government. 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2019.