Meizhou Wan power station

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Meizhou Wan power station (太平洋电力福建湄洲湾电厂一期) is a 786-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Fujian Province, China.

An additional 2,000 MW is under construction.

Location

The photo shows the plant, on Meizhou Bay, Xiuyu District, Putian Prefecture, Fujian Province.[1]

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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 and Genting Group.[2][3]

Description of Expansion

SDIC is currently building two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW.[4] The new units are scheduled to be completed in 2016.[5]

Plant Details for Existing Units 1 & 2

  • Sponsor: SDIC, Genting Group
  • Location: Talin Village, Dongbu Town, Meizhou Bay, Xiuyu District, Putian Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
  • Coordinates: 25.1608278, 119.0333354 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 786 MW (Units 1 & 2: 393 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2001
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

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

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References

  1. “湄洲湾电厂二期扩建工程环境影响报告书简本,” accessed September 2014
  2. "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.
  3. "福建太平洋电力有限公司(“福建太平洋电力”、“湄洲湾一期”)," SDIC, accessed Oct 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 “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
  5. "湄洲湾第二发电厂:年底有望“双投产”," 2016年09月11日

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