Xinjiang Midong power station
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Xinjiang Midong power station (神华神东电力新疆米东热电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) waste-coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.
The map below shows the location of the plant, in Midong District, Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Background on Plant
Xinjiang Midong power station is a two-unit waste-coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 600 MW in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The plant was completed in 2010, and was originally owned by Shenhua Group.
On August 28, 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer. The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.
- Sponsor: Shenhua Group
- Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
- Location: Midong District, Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
- Coordinates: 43.946239, 87.665183 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 2010
- Coal type: Waste coal
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "新疆米东热电厂#1机组并网一次成功," Hunan Provincial Thermal Power Construction Company, 2010-8-15
- "神华国神集团米东热电厂工程竣工通过验收," China Power, 2013-8-2
- "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
- "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
- "China’s Newly-Established National Energy Investment Group Sets World Records in Its Sector, With Assets of Over CNY1.8 Trillion," Yicai Global, 11-28-2017