Huaze Aluminum power station
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Huaze Aluminum power station (中铝山西华泽铝电低热值煤自备电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.
An additional 700 MW has been proposed.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Hejin County.
Background on Project
Huaze Aluminum power station is a 2 x 300 MW subcritical captive coal plant in Hejin County. It was commissioned in 2005, and is owned by Shanxi Huaze Aluminum Power. Units 1-2 have been retired.
Shanxi Huaze Aluminum Power is seeking environmental clearance for two more units of 350 MW each, units 5-6.
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. Huaze Aluminum power station was cancelled.
For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.
Project Details of expansion
- Sponsor: Shanxi Huaze Aluminum Power
- Parent company: CHALCO
- Location: Hejin County, Yuncheng Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
- Coordinates: 35.658615, 110.669074 (exact)
- Status: Cancelled
- Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 5 & 6: 350 MW)
- Type: Supercritical
- Projected in service:
- Coal type: Bituminous waste coal
- Coal source:
- Source of financing: