Tianfu West power station
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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.
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.
Four new 135 MW units at the power station went into operation in 2013.
The power station was retired from 2016 to 2018.
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)
- Start date: 2013
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