Ligang power station

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Ligang power station (中信股份利港发电厂) is a 3,960-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Jiangyin City, Wuxi Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

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Background on Plant

Ligang power station is an eight-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 3,960 MW. The plant was completed in three phases between 1993 and 2007, and is owned by CITIC Pacific.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: CITIC Pacific Ltd
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Jiangyin City, Wuxi Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.940813, 120.0766476 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 3,960 MW
    • Phase I Units 1 & 2: 350 MW
    • Phase II Units 1 & 2: 370 MW
    • Phase III Units 1-4: 630 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1993 (Phase I); 1998 (Phase II); 2006-07 (Phase III)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.

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