Huadian Zibo power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huadian Zibo power station (华电淄博热电公司) is a 950-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shandong Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Nanding Town (Nandingzhen).

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Background on Plant

The four coal-fired units of China Huadian's Zibo power station, totaling 950 MW, were brought online between 2003 and 2013. The first two units were 89 MW and retired in 2014. Units 3 and 4 (145 MW each) went into operation in 2003,[1] and units 5 and 6 (330 MW each) in 2012-2013.[2][3]

Description of Expansion

According to Platts, Huadian is planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total capacity of 1,320 MW. The new units were scheduled to be completed in 2015.[4]

However, as of 2016 there are no other reports on this proposal, and plans appear to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Huadian
  • Location: Nanding Town (Nandingzhen), Zhangdian District, Zibo Prefecture, Shandong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.7602122, 118.0540395 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 950 MW (Units 3 & 4: 145 MW; Units 5 & 6: 330 MW; Units 7 & 8: 660 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2003 (Units 3-4); 2012 (Unit 5); 2013 (Unit 6)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in China - Shandong - A to M," Industcards, accessed November 2014
  2. "China Huadian's Zibo Power Plant Cogeneration Expansion Project Begins Full Operations," Industrial Info Resources, November 26, 2013
  3. "电淄博2×330MW机组顺利通过168试运," China CenPower, 2012-12-14
  4. "World Electric Power Plants Database,", Platts, June 2014. The database is not available online but can be purchased from Platts.

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