Shenhua Zhunneng power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Shenhua Zhunneng power station (神华准格尔能源薛家湾矸石电厂) is a 960-megawatt (MW) waste coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


The photo below shows the plant in Zhunge'er (Junggar) Banner.

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Background on Plant

Shenhua Zhunneng power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 960 MW. The plant was completed between 2005 and 2011, and was originally majority-owned by Shenhua Group.[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]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Zhungeer Energy Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group (58%), China Xinda Asset Management (42%)
  • Location: Zhunge'er (Junggar) Banner, Ordos (E'erduosi) Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 39.827691, 111.267896 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 300 MW (Units 1 & 2: 150 MW; Units 3 & 4: 330 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2005-06 (Units 1-2); 2011 (Units 3-4)
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "神华准能公司担当社会责任筑和谐," 内蒙古新闻网, 2011-07-07
  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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