Wuwei Cogen power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Wuwei Cogen power station (甘肃电投武威热电公司) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Gansu Province, China.


The map below shows the location where the plant would be built in Gansu Province.

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Background on Project

China Guodian is currently planning to build a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 700 MW in Gansu Province. The project was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission in 2014.[1][2]

The sponsor of the project shifted to Gansu Power Investment in 2014. It is under construction since December 2014, and is aimed for being commissioned in August 2017.[3][4]

Unit 1 was commissioned in October 2017,[5] and unit 2 in December 2017.[6]


In 2014 it was also reported that China Guodian was planning to sell its subsidiary, GD Wuwei Power Company, which would include the transfer of the proposed Wuwei Cogen power station.[7] The subsidiary and power station were sold to Gansu Power Investment Co.[8]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gansu Power Investment Co Ltd. 甘肃电投武威热电有限责任公司
  • Owner: Gansu Electric Power Investment & Development Company. 70.00%; 甘肃电投武威热电有限责任公司 70.00%; LG Corporation (Korea) 株式会社LG商事 (韩国) 30%.
  • Parent Company: Gansu Electric Power Investment & Development Company. 甘肃省电力投资集团有限责任公司
  • Location: Jinyang Town, Liangzhou District, Wuwei Prefecture, Gansu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 37.901104, 102.685854(exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1 & 2: 350 MW)[2]
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start year: 2017
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing: 3.18 billion yuan[2]

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