Fugu Qingshuichuan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Fugu Qingshuichuan power station (陕西省投资集团清水川发电公司) is a 2,600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shaanxi Province, China.

An additional 2,000 MW is under construction.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Fugu County.

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Background on Plant

The first two coal-fired units of Shaanxi Fugu Qingshuichuan power station, totaling 600 MW, were brought online in 2008. The plant is owned by Shaanxi Provincial Investment Group (51%) and Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (49%).[1]

Proposed expansion

In 2014 it was reported there are plans to add 4 x 1,000 MW ultra-supercritical units at this plant, units 3-6.[2]

Units 3-4

Units 3-4 are planned for operation in 2015,[3] later pushed to 2018.[4]

Unit 3 was connected to to the grid in September 2018,[5] and commissioned in May 2019.[6] Unit 4 was connected to the grid in October 2018,[7] and commissioned in March 2019.[8]

Units 5-6

Plans for an additional 2 x 1,000 MW (units 5-6) are being assessed.[9][4]

The project was permitted in March 2020.[10]

Construction began in March 2021.[11]

Project Details for Expansion

  • Sponsor: Shaanxi Provincial Investment Group (51%), Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (49%)
  • Location: Qingshui, Fugu County, Yulin Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 39.203699, 111.117694 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 3-4), Construction (Units 5-6)
  • Gross capacity: 4,000 MW (Units 3-6: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Start year: 2019 (Units 3-4)
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