Zhongtai Toksun power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Zhongtai Toksun power station (新疆中泰化学托克逊能化公司动力站) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station under development in Xinjiang province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Toksun county.

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Background on Plant

The power station will consist of four units of 300 MW each in the county of Toksun. It is proposed by Zhongtai Chemical Co. As of 2014 Units 1 and 2 are under construction,[1][2] and were completed in 2015.[3]

2016: Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

Due to new restrictions announced during 2016 by the National Energy Administration and the National Development and Reform Commission, further capacity expansions at this location appear to be on hold or cancelled. For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Zhongtai Chemical
  • Parent company: Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Company
  • Location: Toksun county, Turpan prefecture, Xinjiang province, China
  • Coordinates: 42.736979, 88.645011 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1 & 2); Cancelled (Units 3 & 4)
  • Capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1-4: 300 MW)
  • Projected in service: 2015 (Units 1 & 2)
  • Type: Subcritical
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