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Chongqing Baihe power station

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Chongqing Baihe power station (国家电投重庆白鹤电力有限公司一期) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Chongqing Municipality, China.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, near Baihe village, Kai County, Chongqing Municipality.

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Background on Plant

Chongqing Baihe power station was a four-unit coal-fired power plant. Units 1-2 totaling 100 MW were commissioned in 1992 and have been retired. Units 3-4, totaling 600 MW, were commissioned in 2005-2006. The plant was originally owned by CPIC.[1]

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.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: CPI Chongqing Electricity
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Baihe village, Kai County, Chongqing Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 31.269167, 108.456944 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (Units 1-2); Operating (Units 3-4)
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1 & 2: 50 MW; Units 3 & 4: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1992 (Units 1 & 2); 2005-06 (Units 3 & 4)
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Articles and resources

References

  1. Chongqing Baihe Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched", World Nuclear Association (16 July 2015). Retrieved on 4 May 2015. 

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