Tianye power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tianye power station (新疆天业自备电厂) is a 1,260-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.

Location

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Background on Plant

Tianye power station is an eight-unit coal-fired captive power plant with a total capacity of 1,800 MW in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. It is owned by Xinjiang Tianye Group, supplying both electricity and heat to the company's aluminum smelter. The first six units, totaling 200 MW, were retired in 2015. Units 7-10, totaling 540 MW, were completed between 2006 and 2008.[1]

Units 11 & 12, totaling 600 MW, were completed in 2010-2011.[2][3][4]

Units 13 & 14, totaling 660 MW, were completed in 2014.[5][6]

Units 7-10 (4 x 135 MW) were retired in 2018.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Xinjiang Tianye Group Co Ltd
  • Parent company: Xinjiang Tianye Group
  • Location: Shihezi City, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 44.357355, 86.043951 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,260 MW (Units 11&12: 300 MW, Units 13&14: 330 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 2010 (Unit 11), 2011 (Unit 11), 2014 (Units 13-14)
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