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Xinhui Shuangshui power station

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Xinhui Shuangshui power station (新会双水发电厂) is a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guangdong Province, China.

Four older units with a total capacity of 100MW have been retired. Two new 150 MW units were built in 2004 and are also referred to as Xinhui Shuangshui power station-2. An additional 600MW unit is proposed and under construction. It is referred to as Xinhui Shuangshui-3 power station

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, near Shuangshui, Xinhui District, Jiangmen Prefecture, Guangdong Province.

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Background on Plant

Xinhui Shuangshui power station is a 2 x 150 MW coal plant commissioned in 2004. It is a co-generating power plant, supplying heat and steam to Yinhuzhou Papermaking Industry Park, besides electricity generation. [1]The 4 older units with a total capacity of 100 MW were completed in 1992 and retired in 2009.[2]

Description of Expansion

Xinhui Shuangshui Power Company is planning to build an additional 2*600MW units. One of the 2 units has received EIA clearance and NDRC permit. It planned to be operating in 2018.[3] The other unit is still seeking permit. [4][5]

Project suspended by central government

In January 2017 China's National Energy Board directed the Guangdong Province to suspend or postpone nine coal projects in the province, including this one, due to excess coal capacity.[6]


Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Jiangmen Xinhui Shuangshui Power Co
  • Parent company: Jiangmen Xinhui Renke Power
  • Location: Shuangshui, Xinhui District, Jiangmen Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 22.4455858, 113.0005571 (exact)
  • Status: Unit1-4: Retired (2009). Unit 5-6: operating (2004). Unit 7-8: shelved.
  • Gross capacity: 1500MW (unit 5-6: 150MW; unit 7-8: 600MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2004
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