CR Changzhou power station

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CR Changzhou power station is a 1,260-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China. Two additional units have been proposed at the same location.

Location

The photo below shows the plant, near Chunjiang, in Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Changzhou power station, totaling 1,260 MW, were brought online in 2006. The plant is owned by China Guodian.[1]

Description of Expansion

China Guodian is is planning to add two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total capacity of 1,320 MW.[2][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: Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: China Guodian
  • Location: Chunjiang, Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.9583333, 119.9925 (exact)
  • Status: Units 1-2: Operating, Units 3-4: Shelved
  • Gross capacity: Units 1-2: 2 x 630 MW; Units 3-4: 2 x 660 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: Units 1-2: 2006
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Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: China Resources
  • Location: Chunjiang, Xinbei District, Changzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.9583333, 119.9925 (exact)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
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Articles and resources

References

  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in China - Jiangsu," Power Plants Around the World, accessed November 2014
  2. "国电常州电厂二期可行性研究报告评审会召开", 中国发电网, 2007-06-05
  3. "武俊在江苏公司2014年年中工作会上作工作报告", 国电江苏电力有限公司, 2014-07-27

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