CPI Qinghe power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}CPI Qinghe power station (中电投清河发电厂一期) is a 1,400-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Liaoning Province, China.

Location

The photo shows the location of the plant in Qinghe District, Tieling Prefecture, Liaoning Province.

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Background on Plant

The first eight coal-fired units of CPI Qinghe power station, totaling 1,200 MW, were brought online between 1970 and 1984. The plant was originally owned by CPI. Units 1-4 were 100 MW each, and units 5-8 are 200 MW each.[1]

Of them, only unit 8 totaling 200 MW is still operating, as of 2018. The six earliest subcritical units of the plant, units 1-6, were retired from 2007 to 2010, and were replaced by two 600 MW supercritical units in 2010-2011. The new units are referred to as units 9-10.[2][3][4][5][6] Unit 7 (200 MW) was retired in 2018.[7]

Ownership

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.[8]

Project Details of Units 9-10

  • Sponsor: SPIC Northeast Electric Power Co, Ltd.
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Qinghe District, Tieling Prefecture, Liaoning Province, China
  • Coordinates: 42.5305787, 124.1402779 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 9-10: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2010-2011
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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