Ewenki power station

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Ewenki (Ewenke) power station (神华国能蒙东能源鄂温克电厂) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

A 2,000 to 4,000 MW expansion has been proposed.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Ewenkezu (Ewenki or Evenk) Autonomous Banner.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Ewenki power station, totaling 1,200 MW, were put into operation in 2012. The plant was originally owned by Shenhua Group.[1]

Description of Expansion

Shenhua Group is currently planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, units 3-4, with a total planned capacity of 2,000 MW. The company said it would eventually like to add another 2 x 1,000 MW to the power station, units 5-6, for a total expansion of 4,000 MW. However, plans for units 5 and 6 remain far-off.[2]

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.

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.[3][4] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[5]

Plant Details for Existing Phase I

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Mengdong Energy
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Ewenkezu (Evenk) Autonomous Banner, Hulunbuir (Hulunbei'er) Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 48.73, 119.940556 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1 & 2: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2011
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Phase II Expansion

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Mengdong Energy
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Ewenkezu (Evenk) Autonomous Banner, Hulunbuir (Hulunbei'er) Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 48.73, 119.940556 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 3&4: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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