Karamay power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Karamay power station (国电克拉玛依热电公司) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Xinjiang province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Karamay.

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The power station consists of two units of 350 MW each in the city of Karamay. Unit 1 went into operation in 2013, and Unit 2 in 2014.[1]


On August 28, 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer.[2][3] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[4]

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  1. "国电热电联产正式投运," 克拉玛依日报, 2013-12-18
  2. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. "China’s Newly-Established National Energy Investment Group Sets World Records in Its Sector, With Assets of Over CNY1.8 Trillion," Yicai Global, 11-28-2017

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