Huadian Weihuliang power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huadian Weihuliang power station (华电新疆苇湖梁热电厂) is a 250-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture.

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Background on Plant

Units 1-2, totaling 250 MW, went online in 1998 and 2000 and were retired in 2013. The plant is owned by China Huadian.[1]

Proposed expansion

Two additional coal-fired units proposed at this plant have been cancelled as the company shifts toward developing wind power.[2][3][4]

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: China Huadian
  • Location: Qidaowan, Shuimogou, Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 43.850278, 87.648889 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 3 & 4: 300 MW)
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