Huaneng Chaohu power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Huaneng Chaohu power station (华能巢湖发电公司) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Anhui Province, China.

An additional 1,320 MW is under construction.

Location

The map below shows the plant, which is located in Chaohu District, Hefei Prefecture, Anhui Province.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Huaneng Chaohu power station, totaling 1,200 MW, were brought online in 2008. The plant is owned by China Huaneng.[1][2][3][4] Huaneng subsidiary Huaneng Power International bought a controlling interest in the plant from its parent company in October 2014.[5]

Description of Expansion

Huaneng has proposed two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total capacity of 1,320 MW.[6]

Construction on the units began in June 2016.[7][8]

However, Planet satellite photos through February 2018 show no progress on the units since construction began in June 2016. The units appear to be shelved.

Plant Details for Existing Units 1 & 2

  • Sponsor: Huaneng Power International
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Chaohu, Hefei Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.652, 117.8229 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1 & 2: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2008
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Units 3 & 4 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Huaneng
  • Location: Chaohu, Hefei Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
  • Coordinates: 31.652, 117.8229 (exact)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW)[6]
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012
  2. Huaneng Chaohu Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed 2014-11.
  3. Huaneng Chaohu Coal Power Plant China, Global Energy Observatory, accessed 2014-11.
  4. Jiang Jiao et al, Design Innovation and Optimization of Huaneng Chaohu 2×600 MW Unit Project, Jiangsu Electric Power Design Institute, accessed 2014-11.
  5. Huaneng Power International buys interests from connected firms, Shanghai Daily, 2014-10-14.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "关于安徽华能巢湖电厂二期扩建项目环境影响报告书的批复,", 中华人民共和国环境保护部 , 2014-03-13.
  7. "华能巢湖电厂二期项目获核准" 中国火力发电网, 2015-02-12
  8. "静态投资近40亿元 华能巢湖电厂二期工程开工"北极星电力网新闻中心, 2016/6/24

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