Baiyinhua Industrial Park Captive power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Baiyinhua Industrial Park Captive power station (国家电投内蒙能源白音华工业园自备电厂) is a proposed 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the location of the project in Baiyinhua Town.

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Background on Project

CPI is planning to build a coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 700 MW in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.[1][2]

The project was permitted in September 2016,[3] and construction began in October 2016.[4]

Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

In January 2017 China's National Energy Administration issued guidelines recommending the suspension of over 100 planned and under-construction coal power projects in 13 provinces, including Baiyinhua Industrial. The projects are proposed for development after 2020.[5]

For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

2018: Construction revived

In May 2018 it was reported that construction had resumed on the power station.[6]


In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SPIC Nei Mongol Power Co, Ltd
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Baiyinhua Town, West Ujumqin Banner, Xilingol Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 44.7973, 118.5118 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1&2: 350 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
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