Huaneng Beijing power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huaneng Beijing power station (华能北京热电厂) is a 770-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Beijing, China. It is on standby for back-up power.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Chaoyang District, Beijing Municipality.[1]

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Background on Plant

Huaneng Beijing power station was a five-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 845 MW. The plant was completed in 1999, and owned by China Huaneng. It was on standby in 2014 to 2016.[2]

On March 18, 2017, unit 1 of the plant was officially retired. The remaining units remain on standby for the winter months, with no retirement date set.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Huaneng Power International
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Chaoyang District, Beijing Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 39.886253, 116.531779 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (Unit 1), Standby (Units 2-5)
  • Gross capacity: 845 MW (Unit 1: 75 MW; Units 2 & 3: 165 MW; Units 4 & 5: 220 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1999 (Units 2-5)
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