Huaneng Xining power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Huaneng Xining power station (华能西宁热电厂一期项目) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Qinghai province, China.


The photo below shows the power station in Xibao Town.

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Background on Plant

The proposed power station by China Huaneng and Qinghai SASAC would consist of two units of 350 MW each. The power station began construction in 2014.[1] It is planned for operation in 2015 to 2016.[2]

Unit 1 was commissioned in 2015,[3] and unit 2 in 2016.[4]

Plant mothballed

In 2019 it was reported that all but one coal plant in Qinghai had been mothballed due to competition from renewable energy and low energy demand.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Huaneng (80%), Qinghai SASAC (20%)
  • Location: Xibao Town, Baozi Village, Huangzhong county, Xining Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.628797, 101.628752 (exact)
  • Status: Mothballed
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1 and 2: 350 MW)
  • Start year: 2015 (Unit 1), 2016 (Unit 2)
  • Type: Supercritical
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