Xinjiang Guoxin Qitai power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Xinjiang Guoxin Qitai power station (新疆国信煤电能源公司准东发电厂) is a 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the the plant in Qitai County. Planet satellite photos show significant construction progress through February 2018.

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Background on Project

Xinjiang Guoxin Coal Power Company has proposed a power station of two units of 660 MW for Changji city. The environmental impact assessment was approved in 2014,[1] although the power station was reported as under construction in 2013.[2]

It was planned for operation in 2016,[3] but was not commissioned until January 2018.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Xinjiang Guoxin Coal Power Company
  • Parent company: GCL Poly Energy Holdings (81%), China Resources (19%)
  • Location: Changji city, Qitai County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 44.362817, 90.152276 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1-2: 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start year: 2018
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