Xixia Ningxia power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Xixia Ningxia power station (宁夏电投西夏热电厂) is a 1,100-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Xixia District, Yinchuan Prefecture.

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Background on Plant

The existing power station consist of two 200 MW units, which went into operation in 2008. It is owned by Ningxia Power Investment Group.[1]


Ningxia Power Investment Group has proposed a 2 x 350 MW expansion of the power station. The proposed units were permitted in 2015, and are planned for operation in 2017.[2]

As of 2016 the plant was under construction.[3]

Unit 3 was commissioned in January 2018,[4] and unit 4 in February 2018.[5]

Project Details of Phase II

  • Sponsor: Ningxia Power Investment Group
  • Location: Tongxin Street, Xixia District, Yinchuan Prefecture, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 38.444669, 106.125774 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 3&4: 350 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start year: 2018
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