Guodian Suqian Power Plant

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Guodian Suqian Power Plant (国电宿迁发电厂二期) is a 270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.

A second phase of 1,320 MW was commissioned in 2018 to 2019.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Suqian Prefecture, Jiangsu Province.

Loading map...

Background on Plant

Guodian Suqian Power Plant is a 2 x 135 MW coal-fired power plant in Yangbei, Sucheng. It is owned by Guodian Suqian Thermal Power Co. of China's National Energy Investment Group. The units were commissioned in 2005. However, the units were never permitted for construction, and are planned to shut down in 2019.[1][2]

Stage II

Guodian Suqian Thermal Power Co. has proposed a stage II at the power plant of 2 x 660 MW.[3]

The units were permitted in October 2015.[4]

Planet satellite photos from July 2017 to April 2018 show significant construction progress.

Unit 3 was commissioned on December 31, 2018.[5]

Unit 4 was commissioned on June 4, 2019.[6]


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.[7][8] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[9]

Project Details of stage II

  • Sponsor: Guodian Suqian Thermal Power Co., Ltd.
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Yangbei, Sucheng, Suqian Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 33.8399837, 118.3686601 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Start year: 2018 (Unit 3), 2019 (Unit 4)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


Related SourceWatch articles

External resources