Yuguang Coal power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yuguang Coal power station (山西国际能源裕光煤电盂县电厂) is a 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant under development in Yu County, Shanxi Province, China.


The photo below shows the plant in Yu County.

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Background on Project

Gemeng International has proposed 2 × 1000MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired generating units for Yu County. The power station is planned for operation in 2017.[1]

The EIA was submitted in 2015.[2][3]

The power station was permitted for construction in August 2017.[4]

Construction began in October 2017.[5] The Shanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission considers the power station one of its "eight key projects of 2018". It is planned to support a UHV power transmission line from Shanxi to Hebei. It is planned for commissioning in 2019.[6]

Unit 1 was commissioned in March 2021.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gemeng International
  • Parent company: Shanxi International Energy Group (51%), Beijing Energy Group (24%), Hebei Construction & Investment Group (20%), Shanxi Jinyu Coal Industry Group (5%)
  • Location: Niucun Town, Yu County, Yangquan Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 38.078135, 113.482791 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Unit 1), Construction (Unit 2)
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: ultra-supercritical
  • Start year: 2021
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