Shimen power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Shimen power station (陕煤化长安石门发电公司) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Hunan Province, China.

A 2,640 MW expansion of the power station is planned.

Location of plant

The map below shows the location of the plant in Shimen County.

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Location of expansion

The map below shows the proposed location for the expansion in Shimen County.

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Background on Plant

Shimen power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,200 MW. The plant was completed between 1996 and 2006. The plant is owned by Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (54%), China Datang (42%), Hunan Detai Coal Industry Company (4%).[1][2][3]

Expansion

In July 2019, it was reported that a 4 x 660 MW expansion at the power station was planned and included in the "14th Five-Year Plan for the Electric Power Development" of Hunan Province (2021-2025). It is planned for operation in 2023.[4] 

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Chang'an Power Huazhong Electricity Generation Co
  • Parent company: Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (54%), China Datang (42%), Hunan Detai Coal Industry Company (4%)
  • Location: Shimen County, Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 29.5785546, 111.3940472 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1-4: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 1996 (Units 1 & 2); 2005-06 (Units 3 & 4)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Expansion

  • Sponsor: Chang'an Power Huazhong Electricity Generation Co
  • Parent company: Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (54%), China Datang (42%), Hunan Detai Coal Industry Company (4%)
  • Location: Shimen County, Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 29.625325, 111.310508 (exact)
  • Status: Pre-permit development (Units 5-6), Announced (Units 7-8)
  • Gross capacity: 2,640 MW (Units 5-8: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Start year: 2023
  • Coal type: Anthracite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Huadian Shimen Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "大唐石门发电公司简介," Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group, 2013-03-11
  3. "陕煤化集团长安石门发电有限公司," Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group, 2016-10-18
  4. "2×1000MW+4×660MW!两个大型火电项目获湖南省能源局“路条”," 北极星电力网新闻中心, 2019/7/29

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