Guiyang power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Guiyang power station (国电贵阳发电厂) was a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guizhou Province, China. The plant was retired in 2013.


The undated satellite photo below shows the location of the now retired plant in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province.

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Background on Plant

Guiyang power station was founded in 1957. The total capacity reached 199MW in 1970 with 8 units. The 8 units were retired in 2000. Two 200MW units were completed in 1995 and 2004. The plant was owned by Guodian since 2002. [1]The plant was retired in 2012, and has subsequently been demolished in 2013.[2][3][4]

Details of Expansion Project

A relocated expansion project has been proposed, and was commissioned in 2016. It was called Guodian Zhijin power station. [5][6]


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.[7][8] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[9]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: China Guodian Corp
  • Parent company: Guodian (now National Energy Investment Group)
  • Location: 95 Taoyuan Road, Nanming District, Guiyang Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
  • Coordinates: 26.547327, 106.685073 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2013)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 100 MW; Units 3 & 4: 200 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1995 (Unit 3); 2004 (Unit 4)
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Articles and resources


  1. "中国国电集团公司贵阳发电"Baidu Baike
  2. Guiyang dismantles its highest chimney, Guiyang Prefecture website, Jan. 9, 2014.
  3. Guiyang Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  4. "82岁贵阳发电厂已经关停,85米高1号冷却塔成功爆破拆除"澎湃新闻网,2017-03-17
  5. "国电贵州电厂烟囱爆破 好多贵阳人陷入回忆"贵州晚报, 2017/3/31
  6. "点亮一座城市的辉煌"《新能源观察》, 2014-12-05M
  7. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  8. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  9. "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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