Guodian Taizhou power station

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Guodian Taizhou power station (国电泰州电厂二期) is a 4,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, near Yong'anzhou, in Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Guodian Taizhou power station, totaling 2,000 MW, were brought online between 2007 and 2009. The plant was originally owned by China Guodian.[1][2] [3]

Description of Expansion

Guodian is currently building two additional coal-fired units at this plant, Units 3-4, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW. The new units are scheduled to be completed in 2015.[3][4]

Unit 3 was completed in September 2015.[5] Unit 4 was completed in 2016.[6]

Ownership

On August 28, 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer.[7][8] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[9]

Plant Details for Existing Phase I

  • Sponsor: Guodian Taizhou Generating Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Yong'anzhou, Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.1872059, 119.9144442 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • In service: 2007 (Unit 1); 2009 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Phase II Expansion

  • Sponsor: Guodian Taizhou Generating Co
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Yong'anzhou, Gaogang District, Taizhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 32.3216191, 119.8619717 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 3 & 4: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service: 2015-2016
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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