Huaneng Wuzhong Taiyangshan power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Huaneng Wuzhong Taiyangshan power station (华能吴忠太阳山综合利用发电厂) was a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) waste coal-fired power plant in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China.


The map below shows the location of Taiyangshan Town (Taiyangshanzhen), the approximate location where the plant would be built in Hongsibu District, Wuzhong Prefecture, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

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Background on Project

China Huaneng said it is planning to build a waste coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 600 MW in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.[1] However, there has been no news of the proposed plant since 2009,[2][3] and it was likely cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Huaneng
  • Location: Taiyangshan Town (Taiyangshanzhen), Hongsibu District, Wuzhong Prefecture, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 37.451, 106.227 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (2 x 300 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Ailun Yang and Yiyun Cui, "Global Coal Risk Assessment: Data Analysis and Market Research," World Resources Institute working paper, November 2012
  2. "华能宁夏太阳山煤化电热一体化项目在吴忠奠基", 中国广播网宁夏分网, 2009-06-18
  3. "宁夏工业发展成就(组图)", 中国网, 2008-09-18

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