Qinghai Minhe Cogen power station

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Qinghai Minhe Cogen power station (青海铭德能源物流集团民和热电联产) is a proposed 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Qinghai Province, China.


The map below shows the location of Minhe Hui and Tu Autonomous County, the approximate location where the plant would be built in Haidong Prefecture, Qinghai Province.

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Background on Project

In 2010 it was reported that China Huaneng was planning to build a coal-fired power plant known as Huaneng People with a total planned capacity of 2,400 MW in Qinghai Province.[1]

In 2011 the power station was reported as 1200 MW.[2][3]

In 2015 the plant was reported as 2 x 350 MW and sponsored by Qinghai Mingde Energy Logistics Group.[4]

Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

In January 2017 China's National Energy Administration suspended over 100 planned and under-construction coal power projects with a total capacity of over 100GW in 13 provinces, including Qinghai Minhe. It is unclear when or if the projects will be revived.[5]

For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Qinghai Mingde Energy Logistics Group
  • Location: Chuankou Town, Minhe Hui and Tu Autonomous County, Haidong Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.345179,102.785615 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1 and 2: 350 MW)
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