Yuncheng Gunlü power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yuncheng Gunlü power station (关铝集团运城关铝热电公司) is a 560-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Jiezhou Town, Yanhu District.

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Background on Plant

Yuncheng Gunlü power station is a 2 x 200 MW coal-fired power station built in 2008 and owned by Shanxi Guanlü Group.[1][2]


In May 2017 Shanxi Guanlü Group was permitted to build two 80 MW coal-fired back-up units for the power station, units 3-4.[3]

Construction began in July 2017. Operation is planned for October 2018.[4]

Unit 3 was commissioned in March 2019.[5] Unit 4 was commissioned in 2019.[6]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Shanxi Guanlü Group
  • Location: Jiezhou Town, Yanhu District, Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 34.987796, 110.954242 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 560 MW (Units 1&2: 200 MW, Units 3&4: 80 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Years built: 2008 (Units 1&2), 2019 (Units 3&4)
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