Pingguo Aluminum power station
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Pingguo Aluminum Smelter power station (平果铝自备电厂, also known as CHALCO Guangxi Branch captive power station, 中铝广西分公司自备电厂) is a 122-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
The map below shows the location of the plant, at Matou Town, Pingguo County, Baise Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Background on Plant
Pingguo Aluminum Smelter power station is a six-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 122 MW. The first 3 units were completed in 1996, 1998, and 2003.  The next 3 units (units 4-6) were commissioned in 2008.  It is owned by CHALCO.
In 2015, CHALCO, Guangxi Investment Co and Guangxi Baise Development Investment Group co-invested in "Guangxi Hualei New Material Company Ltd", which is developing 400 thousand-ton aluminum water project with 3*350MW coal fired power units, known as Guangxi Hualei power station.  
The aluminum water project was approved by the China NDRC in 2015. 
The power plant was commissioned in September 2017, along with the aluminum water project.
- Sponsor: Aluminum Corporation of China Guangxi Branch
- Parent company: CHALCO
- Location: Matou Town, Pingguo County, Baise Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
- Coordinates: 23.3396593, 107.5107375 (exact)
- Status: operating
- Gross capacity: 122 MW (Unit 1: 25MW; Unit 2: 30MW; Unit 3: 3MW; Unit 4: 4MW; Unit 5: 30MW; Unit 6: 30 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1996-2008
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Articles and resources
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- Pingguo Smelter Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
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- "广西华磊新材料有限公司轻合金材料项目投产"Guangxi News, 2017-09-25