Huadian Hunyuan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Huadian Hunyuan power station (华电山西曲沃和信煤电一体化项目) is a proposed 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Shanxi province, China.


The map below shows Datong city, the approximate location of the proposed plant.

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Background on Plant

In June 2014 Hunyuan County and China Huadian signed an agreement for construction of a power station of two units of 1,000 MW each. The estimated cost is 10.2 billion yuan.[1]

2016: Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

Due to new restrictions announced during 2016 by the National Energy Administration and the National Development and Reform Commission, further capacity expansions at this location appear to be on hold or cancelled. For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shanxi Hexin Electricity Development Co
  • Parent company: China Huadian (70%), National Energy Investment Group (30%)
  • Location: Hunyuan-Datong, Hunyuan county, Datong city, Shanxi province, China
  • Coordinates: 40.083333, 113.3 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1-2: 1,000 MW)
  • Projected in service:
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
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