Huaneng Luohuang power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Huaneng Luohuang power station (华能珞璜发电厂) is a 2,640-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Chongqing DC Municipality, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Luohuang, Jiangjin District, Chongqing Municipality.

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Background on Plant

Huaneng Luohuang power station is a six-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 2,640 MW. The first phase of 2*360MW units were completed in 1991. The second phase of 2*360MW units were completed in 1998. The steam turbines of the four units were all supplied by GEC-ALSTHOM, France. The third phase of 2*600MW units went operation in 2006 and 2007, and all the equipments were domesticially made. The plant is owned by Huaneng.[1] [2] [3]

Proposed expansion

Huaneng has been planning to build additional 2 units, with 1000MW each at a different town (Youxi Town), but same district since 2010. The name of the new power project was "Huanneng Jiangjin Youxi Power Station"[4] The plan seems dropped since there is no further action since then. But it appears in Chongqing 13th 5-year Plan published in March 2016, as "Huaneng Jiangjin Power Station".[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Huaneng Power International
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Luohuang, Jiangjin District, Chongqing Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 29.3473635, 106.4331816 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2,640 MW (Units 1-4: 360 MW; Units 5 & 6: 600 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1991-92 (Units 1 & 2); 1998 (Units 3 & 4); 2006-07 (Units 5 & 6)
  • Coal type: Low-grade anthracite [6]
  • Coal source: Chongqing Songzao Mine
  • Source of financing:

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