Shaanxi Youser Yulin power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Shaanxi Youser Yulin power station (陕西有色榆林新材料循环经济产业园自备电厂) is a 1,650-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shaanxi Province, China.


The photo below shows a third unit being added at the plant in late 2012 or early 2013. The location is Yulin Prefecture, in Shaanxi Province.

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This photo shows another extensive power complex near Yulin City, including four generating units (new between 2009 and 2014).

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Background on Project

Shaanxi Youser Group proposed a coal plant of five units of 330 MW (1,650 MW total) to provide power for its Shaanxi aluminum-magnesium alloy plant. Shaanxi Province hopes to make the plant part of a complete upstream and downstream industrial park.[1][2]

The plant went into operation in 2013.[3][4][5]

It has been reported that the captive power plant did not receive the necessary approvals and permits from China's National Development and Reform Commission.[6][7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shaanxi Non-Ferrous Metals Holding Group Co.
  • Parent company: Shaanxi Youser Group
  • Location: Jinjitan Town, Yuyang District, Yulin Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 38.215837, 109.7281945 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (2013)
  • Gross capacity: 1,650 MW (Units 1-5: 330MW)
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