Tianshenggan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tianshenggan power station (国电南通天生港发电公司) is a 660-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Zhaxi, in Gangzha District, Nantong Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

Tianshenggan power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 660 MW. Units 1-11 were retired by 2009.[1] Units 12 & 13 were completed in 2005. The plant was originally owned by China Guodian.[2]


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.[3][4] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Nantong Tianshenggang Power Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Zhaxi, in Gangzha District, Nantong Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.0340368, 120.7524867 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 12 & 13); Retired (Units 1-11)
  • Gross capacity: 660 MW (Units 12 & 13: 330 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2005
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Articles and resources


  1. "List of major power stations in Jiangsu province," Wikipedia, accessed September 2016
  2. Tianshenggan Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Dec. 2015.
  3. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  5. "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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