Wujing power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Waigaoqiao power station (国家电投上海电力吴泾发电厂) is a 2,400 megawatt coal-fired power station in Shanghai, China.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Wujing, Minhang.

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Background

Wujing-1: This power station near the Huangou River was founded in 1958 in the Wujing Chemical Industry Zone. Six small units have all been closed. The plant currently consists of four coal-fired units totaling 1,200 MW, commissioned from 1991 to 2009.[1]

Wujing-2: The operating company for this plant was established in Nov 1999 by Shenergy Co and Shanghai Electric Power. Two 600 MW subcritical units were built for a total investment of 6.95 billion yuan. Construction began in April 1997 and Units 1 & 2 were completed in 2002.[1]

Ownership

In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Shenergy Group, State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Wujing, Minhang, Shanghai, China
  • Coordinates: 31.0611482, 121.4666627 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 2,400 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 1991-2009
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Coal-Fired Plants in Shanghai," industcards, accessed July 2015
  2. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched". World Nuclear Association. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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