Guangdong Shaoguan power station

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Shaoguan power station (粤电韶关发电厂) is a 1,800-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Guangdong Province, China. The plant is owned by Guangdong Yudean Group.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows Shaoguan-1 on the right and Shaoguan-2 on the left, in Qujiang District, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province.

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Background of Shaoguan Power Station

Shaoguan power station was founded in 1958. The first 2 units with capacity of 12MW each started generation in 1962. The second phase totalling 100MW were brought online in 1965. In 1990's, 8 more units with total capacity 624MW were added to the power plant. In December 2008, unit 8 and 9, with 200MW each were retired. [1]

Shaoguan-1

The two existing coal-fired units of the Shaoguan-1 power station, totaling 600 MW (2 x 300 MW), were brought online in 2005. The units are numbered 10-11.[2][3]

Shaoguan-2

Guangdong Yudean Group is also sponsoring the two-unit coal-fired Shaoguan-2 plant at the same location, with a total planned capacity of 1,200 MW.[4]

The units began operating in 2014-2015.[5] [6]

Plant Details for Existing Phase I

  • Sponsor: Guangdong Yudean Group Co Ltd
  • Parent company: Guangdong Yudean Group
  • Location: Wushi Town, Qujiang district, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 24.5856562, 113.5828829 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 10-11); Retired (Units 1-9)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (2x300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2005 (Units 10-11)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Phase II

  • Sponsor: Shaoguan Yuejiang Power Ltd.
  • Parent company: Guangdong Yudean Group
  • Location: Maba, Qujiang District, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 24.5856562, 113.5828829 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: Unit 1: 600 MW; Unit 2: 600 MW
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • In service: 2014 (Unit 1), 2015 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type: Anthracite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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