China Resources Gucheng power station

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Gucheng power station (华润古城电厂一期) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Henan Province, China.

Location

The map below shows the plant, in Gucheng Township (Guchengxiang), Yicheng District, Zhumadian Prefecture, Henan Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Gucheng power station, totaling 600 MW, were brought online in 2006. The plant is owned by China Resources.

Description of Expansion

China Resources was planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW.[1]

However, with no updates since 2012, the project appears to be abandoned.

Plant Details for Existing Units 1 & 2

  • Sponsor: China Resources Power Holdings
  • Parent company: China Resources
  • Location: Gucheng Township (Guchengxiang), Yicheng District, Zhumadian Prefecture, Henan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.8720994, 114.0435684 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2006
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: China Resources
  • Location: Gucheng Township (Guchengxiang), Yicheng District, Zhumadian Prefecture, Henan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.8720994, 114.0435684 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 3 & 4: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012

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