Chongqing Jiulong power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Chongqing Jiulong power station (中电投重庆九龙发电厂) is a 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Chongqing Municipality, China.

It was also known as "Chongqing Power Station West campus" (重庆发电厂西厂). The power station was retired in 2014.


The photo below shows the plant's location in Jiulongpo District. It has been retired.

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Background on Plant

Chongqing Jiulong power station is a single unit coal-fired power plant with a capacity of 200MW. The plant was completed in 1986, and is owned by CPIC. 7 earlier units of 12MW each were retired in 1994.[1][2]

The plant was retired in October 2014, due to its inability to meet new emission standards. The retirement followed a years-long public opposition campaign against the plant's pollution.[3]


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.[4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: CPI Chongqing Electricity
  • Parent company: CPIC (now State Power Investment Corporation)
  • Location: Jiulongpo District, Chongqing Province, China
  • Coordinates: 29.482680, 106.537606 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2014)
  • Gross capacity: 200 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: ~1986
  • Coal type:
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Chongqing West, CARMA, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "重庆发电厂当年也有个高仓健" 重庆晨报, 2014-11-27
  3. "重庆九龙电厂正式关停 主城区每年可减排烟尘约600吨(组图)," 华龙网, 2014-11-02
  4. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched". World Nuclear Association. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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