Dingzhou power station
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Dingzhou power station (神华国华定州发电厂) is an operating power station of at least 2520-megawatts (MW) in Kaiyuan Town, Dingzhou, Baoding, Hebei, China with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Dingzhou power station||Kaiyuan Town, Dingzhou, Baoding, Hebei, China||38.5122, 114.8434 (exact)|
The map below shows the exact location of the power station.
Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):
- Unit 1: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
- Unit 2: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
- Unit 3: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
- Unit 4: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
- Unit 5: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
- Unit 6: 38.5122064, 114.8433969
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Unit 1||operating||coal - bituminous||600 MW||subcritical||2004||-|
|Unit 2||operating||coal - bituminous||600 MW||subcritical||2004||-|
|Unit 3||operating||coal - bituminous||660 MW||supercritical||2009||-|
|Unit 4||operating||coal - bituminous||660 MW||supercritical||2009||-|
|Unit 5||construction||coal - bituminous||660 MW||ultra-supercritical||-||-|
|Unit 6||construction||coal - bituminous||660 MW||ultra-supercritical||-||-|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Unit 1||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd||China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd [40.50%]; Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co Ltd [40.50%]; China Datang Corp [19.00%]|
|Unit 2||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd||China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd [40.50%]; Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co Ltd [40.50%]; China Datang Corp [19.00%]|
|Unit 3||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd||China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd [40.50%]; Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co Ltd [40.50%]; China Datang Corp [19.00%]|
|Unit 4||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd|
|Unit 5||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd|
|Unit 6||Hebei Guohua Dingzhou Power Generation Co Ltd|
Project-level coal details
- Permits: 2022-09-28, 2007-06-15
- Source of financing:
Background on Plant
Dingzhou power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 2,520 MW. The first two units were completed in 2004 and the second two units in 2009. The original three shareholders of the power plant were: Shenhua Guohua Power Co (40.5%); Hebei Construction & Investment Group (40.5%); Datang Hebei Power Co, (19%).
On September 28, 2022, an additional two 660 MW units were permitted.
Construction began in December 2022.
On August 28, 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer. The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.
Articles and Resources
- Dingzhou Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
- 河北国华定州电厂, BJX Job
- 2×660MW！国家能源集团定州电厂三期项目获得核准, BJX, 2022-10-08
- "2×660MW！国能河北定州电厂三期扩建项目开工," BJX, 2022-12-29
- "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
- "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
- "China’s Newly-Established National Energy Investment Group Sets World Records in Its Sector, With Assets of Over CNY1.8 Trillion," Yicai Global, 11-28-2017
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