Datang Guangyuan power station
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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.
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. The power station was permitted in April 2016.However, the sponsor company decided not to pursue this project after its permission, due to dim market prospect.
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.
For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.
- 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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