Guodian Changchun power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Guodian Changchun power station (国电吉林龙华长春热电一厂) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jilin Province, China.


The map below shows the power plant in Changchun.

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Background on Plant

Guodian Changchun power station is owned by China Guodian. Units 1-2 were 70 MW each and began operating in 2002. Units 1-2 were retired in 2013, after units 3-4 came online. Units 3-4 are 350 MW each and were completed in 2011-12.[1]


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.[2][3] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[4]

Project Details of units 3-4

  • Sponsor: Guodian Longhua Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Beitie Second Road, Kuancheng, Changchun, Jilin Province, China
  • Coordinates: 44.0397637, 125.2213418 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (2 x 350 MW)
  • Type:
  • In service: 2011 (Unit 3), 2012 (Unit 4)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in China - Heilongjiang & Jilin," Industcards, accessed November 2014
  2. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. "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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