Zheneng Wenzhou power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Zheneng Wenzhou power station (浙能温州发电公司)is a 2,520-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Zhejiang Province, China.


The photo below shows the plant in Yueqing City, Wenzhou Prefecture, Zhejiang Province.

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Background on Plant

Two older units of 135 MW each were commissioned in 1990 and 1991, retired in 2010[1]. Units 3-6 of Zheneng Wenzhou power station, totaling 1,200 MW, were brought online between 2000 and 2004. The plant is owned by Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group.[2][3]

Background on Unit 3&4

The second phase of the power plant, unit 3&4 with 300 MW of each, began its construction in 1998, and completed in 2001. It was reportedly the first Project in Zhejiang Province that had foreign investment involved. [4]The operating company was registered as 浙江温州特鲁莱发电有限责任公司(Zhejiang Wenzhou Telulai (transcription) Power Generation Company Ltd). The shareholders of the company are 美国赛德中国控股有限公司 (America Sithe China Holdings Company Limited., a subsidiary of Sithe Energies, Inc, a grandson Subsidiary of Vivendi SA) 40%; 浙江浙能电力股份有限公司 (Zhejiang Zheneng Electric Power Co,. Ltd)30%; 温州电力投资有限公司 (Wenzhou Power Investment Co., Ltd.) 30.00%. [5]In 2003, China Resources Power Holdings co.,Ltd. purchased 40% shares from America Sithe China Holdings, becoming the major shareholder of the company. [6][7]


Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group proposed the two-unit coal-fired Zheneng Wenzhou-4 power station, with a total planned capacity of 1,320 MW. The new units were completed in 2015.[8][9][10]

Units 7-8 began operating in 2015.[11]

Project Details Units 7 and 8

  • Sponsor: Zhejiang Zheneng Electric Power Co.
  • Parent company: Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group
  • Location: Beibaixiang Town, Panshi Community, Yueqing City, Wenzhou Prefecture, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Coordinates: 27.9957103, 120.8358582 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 7 & 8: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • In service: 2015
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 浙能温州发电210米高烟囱爆破 关停小火电节能减排 BJX 北极星电力网新闻中心 来源:杨冰杰 9-25-2012
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants in China: Zhejiang," Power Plants Around the World, accessed November 2014
  3. 浙江浙能温州发电有限公司 Yueqing Daily, 04-03-2014
  4. 中美合作建设温州电厂二期扩建工程 People's Daily《人民日报》 06-29-1998
  5. 温州发电有限责任公司 Baidu Baike
  6. 外资电力独立开发商纷纷退出中国电力市场 12-23-2004, 中国经济时报
  7. 华润150亿挑战五大电力公司 南方日报报业集团-21世纪经济报道, 2-19-2003
  8. "温州发电厂四期“上大压小”工程", 浙江省发改委, 2014-02-11
  9. "浙江院设计温州电厂四期“上大压小”扩建工程8号机组点火一次成功," CEEC, 2015-09-06
  10. "中国能建设计建设的温州电厂8号机组通过168试运," China Engineering Corporation Limited, 2015-11-11
  11. "项目|中国能建温州电厂8号机组通过168试运," 中国能源建设集团有限公司, 2015.11.13

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