Guixi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Guixi power station (中电投江西电力贵溪发电厂) is a 1,880-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangxi Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Guixi City, Yingtan Prefecture, Jiangxi Province.

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Background on Plant

Guixi power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,880 MW in Jiangxi Province. The first four units, totaling 500 MW, were retired in 2008-2009.[1]

Units 5 & 6, each with a capacity of 300 MW, were completed between 2005 and 2006. The most recent two units (7 and 8) were built as "great pressure on small" projects, with Unit 8 completed in 2011, a year earlier than Unit 7. The units are each 640 MW. The plant was originally owned by CPI.[2][3][1]


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]

Project Details for Units 7 & 8 Expansion

  • Sponsor: China Power Investment Corp
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Guixi City, Yingtan Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 28.28914, 117.2235 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,280 MW (Units 7 & 8: 640 MW)
  • Type:
  • In service: Unit 7: 2012, Unit 8: 2011
  • Coal type:
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "贵溪电厂“上大压小”工程#2机组通过168小时试运行," CPI Jiangxi Electric Power Company, 2011-7-25
  2. "贵溪电厂“上大压小”扩建工程全面建成投产," Yingtan Online, 2012-12-20
  3. "贵溪电厂“上大压小”扩建工程全面建成投产," 鹰潭在线, 2012-12-20
  4. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched". World Nuclear Association. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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