Guoneng Shanghaimiao power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Guoneng Shanghaimiao power station (神华内蒙古上海庙发电公司) is a proposed 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


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Background on Project

Shenhua Group (now National Energy Investment Group) is seeking approval for a 2 x 1,000 MW ultra-supercritical power station at Shanghaimiao Town in Otog Front Banner.[1]

Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

In January 2017 China's National Energy Administration suspended over 100 planned and under-construction coal power projects with a total capacity of over 100GW in 13 provinces, including Guoneng Shanghaimiao. It is unclear when or if the projects will be revived.[2]

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

2019: Project revived

In July 2019, it was reported the project was undergoing environmental assessment, with approval planned within 2019.[3]


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.[4][5] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[6]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Guoneng
  • Parent company: Shenhua Group (now National Energy Investment Group)
  • Location: Shanghaimiao Town, Otog Front Banner, Ordos Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 38.272337, 106.640865 (approximate)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Gross capacity: 2,000 MW (Units 1&2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
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