Xinminyuan Low Heat Value power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Xinminyuan Low Heat Value power station (神华国能陕西彬长新民塬发电公司) is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shaanxi Province, China.

It is a different proposal from the Xinminyuan power station.


The map below shows Bin County, the proposed location for the plant.

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Background on Project

National Energy Investment Group and Shaanxi Coal & Chemical Industry Group have proposed a 2 x 660 MW coal plant in Bin County, Xianyang Prefecture. It is described as a low-calorie ultra-supercritical CFB power generation demonstration project.[1]

In February 2018 a boiler purchase agreement was signed between the sponsors and Harbin Electric Group for the power station.[2]

Unit 1 is waiting for the permit for construction from Shaanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission,[3] which was received in August 2019.[4] Construction on unit 1 began in March 2020.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: National Energy Investment Group (51%), Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group (49%)
  • Location: Bin County, Xianyang Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 35.1107, 108.122908 (exact)
  • Status: Construction (Unit 1), Pre-permit development (Unit 2)
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1&2: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Projected in service: 2022 (Unit 1)
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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