Wangjialing Gangue power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Wangjialing Gangue power station (晋能保德煤电公司) is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) waste coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the proposed location for the plant in Wangjialing Village (Wangjialingcun), Baode County, Xinzhou Prefecture, Shanxi Province.

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Background on Project

Jinneng Group is building a two-unit waste coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 1,320 MW in Shanxi Province. The plant was scheduled to be completed in 2015.[1][2]

The power station is under construction.[3]

Project suspended, then revived

July 2017: Plant postponed by government

In July 2017 China's National Energy Administration (NEA) postponed or halted 185 coal-burning units across 21 provinces, totaling nearly 107 gigawatts (GW). 114 coal units totaling 65 GW are postponed for consideration until after the end of the 13th 5-year plan, in 2020. In addition, 71 coal units totaling nearly 42 GW were halted indefinitely for regulation violations. NEA said its goal is to eventually suspend or halt 150 GW of coal capacity during the 13th 5-year plan (2016-2020).[4]

Wangjialing Gangue power station Units 1-2 are among the postponed coal-burning units.[4]

September 2017: Suspension lifted

After political negotiations, China's National Energy Administration (NEA) released an updated list of postponed and halted coal projects on September 26, 2017. The new list contained 151 units totaling 95 gigawatts (GW). Wangjialing Gangue power station was no longer on the list, suggesting the plant is not suspended.[5]

For more information, see China's 2016/2017 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Construction resumes

Construction was reported in October 2017.[6] Operation is planned for July 2019.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shanxi Tongbao Energy Group
  • Parent company: Jinneng Group
  • Location: Wangjialing Village (Wangjialingcun), Baode County, Xinzhou Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 38.870141, 111.128077 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1 & 2: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Projected in service: 2019
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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