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Jingtai Zhunge'er Suancigou power station

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Jingtai Zhunge'er Suancigou power station (京能内蒙古京泰发电公司酸刺沟发电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

An additional 1,320 MW is under development.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in the town of Xuejiawan.

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Background on Project

The 600 MW waste coal-fired power station began construction in 2008 and operation in 2010.[1] The power station is near the Suancigou mine in Majiata Gawler rural village, Zhunge'er (Jungar) Banner. The mine began operating in 2008.[2]

Proposed expansion

In 2011 project sponsor Beijing Energy Investment Holding said it planned to add two units to the power station, units 3-4, of 660 MW each.[3]

A feasibility study was released in 2014.[4] The company Dongfang has been contracted to supply the turbines.[5]

The power station was permitted in October 2017. The document of the permit says the project will support the power transmission line from West Inner Mongolia to Tianjin.[6]

Since the permit is to export power outside the region,[6] the project may be exempt from restrictions on new coal plants in "red light" areas, which includes Inner Mongolia. (The restrictions and exemptions were announced in 2016-2017 by the National Energy Administration and the National Development and Reform Commission. For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.)

Construction on units 3-4 began in October 2017.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Inner Mongolia Jingtai Electric Power Generation
  • Parent company: Beijing Energy Group (51%), Inner Mongolia Yitai Group (29%), Guangdong Yudean Group (20%)
  • Location: Xuejiawan Town, Zhunge'er (Junggar) Banner, Ordos Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 39.711744, 111.200548 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1-2); Construction (Units 3-4)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1&2: 300 MW); 1,320 MW (Units 3&4: 660 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical (Units 1-2); Supercritical (Units 3-4)
  • Start year: 2010 (Units 1-2)
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source: Suancigou coal mine, Zhunge'er (Jungar) Banner
  • Source of financing:

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