Huadian Wangting power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huadian Wangting power station (华电望亭发电厂) is a 1,620-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.

There is also a 780 MW (2 x 390 MW) natural gas combined cycle power station at the same location.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Xiangcheng District, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

Huadian Wangting power station began as a six-unit coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province. As shown in Google Earth's "time machine" feature, two units were demolished between 2007 and 2009. Units 3-5, totaling 1,260 MW, were completed between 1989 and 2009. Unit 6, totaling 660 MW, was completed in 2010. The plant is owned by China Huadian.[1]

The generation license for unit 3 was cancelled in October 2019, leaving 1,620 MW.[2]

Project Details of operating units

  • Sponsor: China Huadian
  • Location: Xiangcheng District, Suzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.44435, 120.43704 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 4-6)
  • Gross capacity: 1,620 MW (Unit 4: 300 MW, Units 5&6: 660 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical (Unit 4), Ultra-supercritical (Units 5-6)
  • Start year: 1996 (Unit 4), 2009 (Unit 5), 2010 (Unit 6)
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