Zhongxing Penglai power station

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Zhongxing Penglai power station (中兴电力蓬莱发电项目) is a proposed 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shandong Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the proposed location for the plant in Penglai, Yantai Prefecture.

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Background on Project

Beijing Ruixing Asset Management has proposed a 2 x 1,000 MW coal plant in Luanjiakou Harbor, Penglai.[1]

Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

In January 2017 China's National Energy Administration proposed the suspension through 2020 of over 100 planned and under-construction coal power projects in 13 provinces, including Zhongxing Penglai.[2]

For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

April 2017: Project permitted

The project was permitted for construction by the Shandong Province in April 2017. The permit document states the project is an "energy efficiency demonstration project",[3] making it exempt from central government restrictions on new coal plants in "red light" provinces, which includes Shandong.

In September 2017 a signing ceremony was held for the equipment supply.[4]

The EIA was approved by the Shandong EPA on December 28, 2017.[5]

Construction began in September 2018.[6]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Beijing Ruixing Asset Management
  • Location: Luanjiakou Harbor, Penglai, Yantai Prefecture, Shandong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 37.773226,120.611854 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Projected in service:
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