Chongqing Shuanghuai power station

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Shuanghuai power station (中电投重庆合川双槐电厂) is a 1,920-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Chongqing Municipality, China.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, in Shuanghuai Town, Hechuan District, Chongqing Municipality.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Shuanghuai power station, totaling 600 MW, were brought online in 2006. The plant is owned by CPI and Chongqing Energy Investment Group.[1]

Description of Expansion

The plant's owners are currently planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 1,320 MW.[2][3][4][5]

Units 3 and 4 were completed in June 2013 and September 2014 respectively.[6] [7][8]

Ownership

In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.[9]

Plant Details for Existing Units 1 & 2

  • Sponsor: CPI Chongqing Jiulong Electricity
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Shuanghuai, Hechuan District, Chongqing Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 30.1611074, 106.5480599 (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: CPI Chongqing Jiulong Electricity
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Hechuan District, Chongqing Province, China
  • Coordinates: 30.1611074, 106.5480599 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service: June 2013: Unit 3; September 2014: Unit 4
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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