Xinzhou Guangyu power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Xinzhou Guangyu power station (华电忻州广宇煤电公司) is a 970-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Shanxi province, China.


The photo below shows the plant in Shanxi province.

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Background on Plant

The original Xinzhou Guangyu power station consisted of two 135 MW units in the city of Xinzhou, commissioned in 2007. It is owned by China Huadian and Shanxi Xinzhou Guangyu company.[1]


In July 2014 the State Development and Reform Commission approved an expansion of the power station, of two more units of 350 MW each (units 3 and 4).[1] The units were under construction in 2014.[2]

The new units began operating in November to December, 2016.[3][4]

Project Details of units 3 and 4

  • Sponsor: China Huadian
  • Location: Fucun village west Xintai Road, Xinfu District, Xinzhou Prefecture, Shanxi province, China
  • Coordinates: 38.46136, 112.7485549 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 700 MW (Units 3-4: 350 MW)
  • In service: 2016
  • Type: Supercritical
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