Meizhou Wan power station

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Meizhou Wan power station (太平洋电力福建湄洲湾电厂二期) is a 786-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Fujian Province, China.


The photo shows the plant in Xiuyu District, Putian Prefecture, Fujian Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Meizhou Wan power station, totaling 786 MW, were brought online in 2001. The plant is owned by SDIC. SDIC is currently planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW. The new units are scheduled to be completed in 2015-16.[1]

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: SDIC Huajing Power Holdings Co
  • Parent company: SDIC
  • Location: Xiuyu District, Putian Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
  • Coordinates: 25.1608278, 119.0333354 (exact)[2]
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 3 & 4: 1,000 MW)[3]
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service: 2015 (Unit 1), 2016 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing: InterGen, Genting Group and others. Total investment = 7 billion yuan[3]

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.
  2. “湄洲湾电厂二期扩建工程环境影响报告书简本,” accessed September 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 “湄洲湾电厂二期项目,” 莆田市湄洲湾北岸经济开发区 2013-02-07

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