Huawei Hetian power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huawei Hetian power station (华威和田发电有限公司) is a 270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Hotan (Hetian) Prefecture.

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Background on Project

The power station consist of two phases. Phase I is a 2 x 135 MW power station in in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.[1][2] As of 2014 the two units are under construction.[3]

Unit 1 began operating in April 2015,[4] and unit 2 in November 2015.[5]


Phase II would be a coal-fired power plant with two units of 300 MW each. It is seeking permitting.[6]

With no developments since 2014, the project appears to be shelved.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Beijing Huawei Hetian Investment and Zhongmu Company
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Hotan (Hetian) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 37.167593, 79.905582 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1-2), Cancelled (Units 3-4)
  • Gross capacity: 870 MW (Units 1-2: 135 MW; Units 3-4: 300 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service: 2015 (Units 1-2)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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