Huaneng Beifang Xilnhaote-3 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huaneng Beifang Xilnhaote-3 power station (华能北方联合电力锡林热电公司胜利发电厂), also known as the Huaneng Beifang Shengli power station and the Huaneng Bayanbaolige power station, is a 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Xilinhot City, Xilingol Prefecture.

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Background on Plant

In 2015, China Huaneng's North United Power was permitted to build a 2 x 660 MW ultra-supercritical coal plant at Xilinhot City.[1][2]

Construction was ongoing in June 2017. The plant is planned for operation in 2019.[3] Planet satellite imagery shows construction ongoing through April 2018.

Unit 1 was commissioned in July 2020.[4] Unit 2 was commissioned in September 2020.[5]

Project Details for expansion

  • Sponsor: North United Power Co
  • Parent company: China Huaneng
  • Location: Xilinhot City, Xilingol Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 43.999848, 116.112335 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1&2: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Start year: 2020
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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