Guodian Taizhou power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Guodian Taizhou power station (国电泰州电厂二期) is a 4,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, near Yong'anzhou, in Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Guodian Taizhou power station, totaling 2,000 MW, were brought online between 2007 and 2009. The plant was originally owned by China Guodian.[1][2] [3]

Description of Expansion

Guodian is currently building two additional coal-fired units at this plant, Units 3-4, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW. The new units are scheduled to be completed in 2015.[3][4]

Unit 3 was completed in September 2015.[5] Unit 4 was completed in 2016.[6]

Ownership

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 for Existing Phase I

  • Sponsor: Guodian Taizhou Generating Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Yong'anzhou, Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.1872059, 119.9144442 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • In service: 2007 (Unit 1); 2009 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Phase II Expansion

  • Sponsor: Guodian Taizhou Generating Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Yong'anzhou, Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.3216191, 119.8619717 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 3 & 4: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service: 2015-2016
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "国电泰州电厂二期工程奠基", 泰州新闻网, 2012-09-20
  2. "国电泰州电厂二期展开环评", 泰州新闻网, 2013-04-17
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012
  4. "锅炉还是那个锅炉 国电泰州电厂如何实现超低排放?" Polaris power grid News, 2015/5/18
  5. "国电泰州电厂二期工程3号机组建成投产," 泰州日报, 2015年09月26
  6. "华东院公司设计的国电泰州电厂二期工程百万千瓦二次再热4号机组投产创世界发电煤耗最低水平," CPECC, 2016-01-14
  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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