Huaneng Yimin power station

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Huaneng Yimin power station (华能呼伦贝尔能源开发伊敏煤电公司) is a 3,400-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

A 1,200 MW to 4,800 MW expansion has been proposed.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Yiminhe Town (Yiminhezhen).

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Background on Plant

The plant is owned by China Huaneng. The six existing coal-fired units of Huaneng Yimin power station, totaling 3,400 MW, were brought online between 1998 and 2010.[1][2]

Description of Phase IV Expansion

In 2011 Huaneng said it planned to expand the plant to 7,000 MW by 2015.[1]

In 2014 the company said it planned to add Phase IV of 2 x 1,000 MW.[3] However, an EIA tender notice was submitted for two 600 MW units. The company said it eventually plans for six more units of 600 MW each, done in three phases. This would total a 4,800 MW expansion of the existing 3,400 MW power station.[4]

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.

Plant Details for Existing Phases I-III

  • Sponsor: Huaneng Yimin Coal & Electric Co
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Yiminhe Town (Yiminhezhen), Ewenkezu (Evenk) Autonomous Banner, Hulunbuir Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 48.549722, 119.773889 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 3,400 MW (Units 1 & 2: 500 MW; Units 3-6: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 1998-99 (Units 1 & 2); 2007-08 (Units 3 & 4); 2010 (Units 5 & 6)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Phase IV Expansion

  • Sponsor: Huaneng Yimin Coal & Electric Co
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Yiminhe Town (Yiminhezhen), Ewenkezu (Evenk) Autonomous Banner, Hulunbuir Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 48.549722, 119.773889 (exact)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 7 & 8: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "伊敏煤电公司发电厂," China Huaneng website, 2011-4-21
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants in China: Inner Mongolia," Power Plants Around the World, accessed December 2014
  3. "华能伊敏:煤电一体化循环经济样本", 经济参考报, 2014-07-22
  4. "伊敏煤电联营电力四期2×600MW超临界空冷机组扩建工程环," EIA, date unknown

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