Hongyanchi-2 power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Hongyanchi-2 power station (华电新疆红雁池发电公司) is a 800-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.

Location

The photo below shows the plant in Tianshan District, Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

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Background on Plant

The four existing coal-fired units of Hongyanchi-2 power station, totaling 800 MW, were brought online between 2001 and 2003. The plant is owned by China Huadian.[1]

Proposed expansion

According to a 2012 study by WRI, Huadian is currently planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 660 MW.[2] However, there has been no further news of such an expansion since 2007, and it appears to have been abandoned.

Project Details for Units 5 & 6 Expansion

  • Sponsor: China Huadian
  • Location: Hongyanchi Reservoir, Tianshan District, Ürümqi (Wulumuqi) Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 43.7432432, 87.6574981 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 660 MW (Units 5 & 6: 330 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "华电红雁池完成二期工程可行性研究报告审查会", 华电新疆发电有限公司, 2007-07-09
  2. Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012

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