Huaneng Zuoquan power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}} The Huaneng Zuoquan power station (华能左权发电厂), also known as Yangmei Zuoquan LHV Coal Power Plant, is a 1,262-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Shanxi province, China.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, in Zuoquan County, Jinzhong Prefecture, Shanxi Province.

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Background on Plant

The existing Huaneng Zuoquan power station is a 2 x 631 MW power station that went into operation in 2011 and 2012, respectively. It is majority-owned by China Huaneng.[1][2][3]

Expansion

China Huaneng has proposed an additional two units of 660 MW each at the site. The construction plan was approved in 2014.[4][5] Construction began in 2015, with operation planned for 2017.[6]

When construction began in 2015, the expansion was renamed and considered its own separate power station, known as Huaneng Taihang power station.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Huaneng (80%), Jinneng Group (20%)
  • Location: Zuoquan County, Jinzhong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 37.0689439, 113.3525562 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,262 MW (Units 1-2: 631 MW)
  • Projected in service: 2011 (Unit 1); 2012 (Unit 2)
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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