Tianfu West power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tianfu West power station (石河子天富西发电厂) is a 640-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Shihezi Sub-Prefectural City.

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Background on plant

The original Tianfu West power station consisted of seven small subcritical coal-fired units. Units 6-7 of 50 MW each were commissioned in 2003-2004. The power station is in western Shihezi city. It is owned by Xinjiang Tianfu Thermoelectric Company.[1]

Four new 135 MW units at the power station went into operation in 2013.[1]

The power station was retired from 2016 to 2018.[2]

Project Details of new units

  • Sponsor: Xinjiang Tianfu Thermoelectric, Shanghai Electric
  • Parent company:
  • Location: western Shihezi city, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 44.304419, 86.010129 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2018)
  • Capacity: 540 MW (Units 1-4: 135 MW)
  • Type:
  • Start date: 2013
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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