Guohua Taicang power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Guohua Taicang power station (神华国华太仓发电厂) is a 1,260-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Fuqiao, in Taicang City, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

Guohua Taicang power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,260 MW. The plant was completed between 2005 and 2006, and was originally owned by Shenhua Group and GCL Poly Energy Holdings.[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]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Guohua Electric Power Corp
  • Parent company: GCL Poly Energy Holdings, National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Fuqiao, Taicang City, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.5877264,121.2562908 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,260 MW (Units 1 & 2: 630 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2005 (Unit 1); 2006 (Unit 2)
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Articles and resources


  1. Guohua Taicang Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Dec. 2015.
  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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