Datang Guangyuan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Datang Guangyuan power station (大唐广元发电厂) is a proposed 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Sichuan Province, China.


The map below shows the location of Guangyuan Prefecture, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Sichuan Province.

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Background on Project

China Datang is currently planning to build a coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW in Sichuan Province.[1] The power station was permitted in April 2016.[2]However, the sponsor company decided not to pursue this project after its permission, due to dim market prospect.[3]

January 2017: Suspended by name

In January 2017 China's National Energy Administration suspended over 100 planned and under-construction coal power projects by name, including Datang Guangyuan. The projects had a total capacity of over 100GW in 13 provinces. It is unclear when or if the projects will be revived.[4]

For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Project Details

  • Sponsor:Datang Sichuan Power Generation Company
  • Parent: China Datang
  • Location: Qingjiang Village, Chihua Town, Lizhou District, Guangyuan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.333175, 105.578558 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
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