Coal-Fired Plants in China - Guangxi

Beihai
Location: Guangxi
Operator: SDIC Huajing Power Holdings Ltd Electric Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 320 MW
Operation: 2004-2005
Fuel: anthracite
Boiler supplier: BWBC
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: China International Engineering Consulting, Guangxi Electric Power IIDRI, Guangxi Power Construction
Quick facts: The Beihai power plant company was established in 2002. Ownership is by SDIC (55%), Guangxi Investment (Group) Co Ltd (27%), and Longyuan Electric Power Group Corp (18%). The units have downshot boilers and were uprated from 300 MW.

Photograph courtesy of SDIC Huajing Power Holdings Co Ltd
Re-posted 25 Sep 2016

Fangchenggang
Location: Guangxi
Operator: CLP Power China Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 2007-2008
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Shandong Electric Power Engineering Consultation Institute, Guangxi Electric Power Industry Investigation Design and Research Institute, Xibei Power Construction Supervision Co Ltd, Shandong Electric Power Construction Co, Guangxi Power Construction Co, Jiangsu Power Academy, Guangxi Guineng Science and Technology Development Co Ltd
Quick facts: On 30 Mar 2008, the RMB 5.5bn, Fangchenggang Phase I was completed at a greenfield coastal site in Fangchenggang City, 180km south of Nanning. This is the first large-scale infrastructure power project completed since the announcement of the Beibu Gulf Economic Zone Development Plan. The power plant has the largest dedicated coal terminal in the region and a long-term fuel supply contract with Indonesia. The first phase is a 70:30 joint venture between CLP and Guangxi Water & Power Engineering (Group) Co Ltd. These supercritical units have ESPs from Zhejiang Feida Environmental Co and FGDs from Beijing Boote Electric Power Technology Co.

Photograph courtesy of CLP Group
Posted 2 Apr 2008

Guigang
Location: Guangxi
Operator: China Huadian Group Corp
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 2004-2005
Fuel: anthracite
Boiler supplier: Shanghai
T/G supplier: Shanghai
EPC: Shandong No 2 Elec Power Engineering Consulting Inst, Guangxi Elec Power Indust Invest Design and Res Inst, Guangxi Power Construction
Quick facts: In Nov 2003, China Huadian signed Rmb 1.03bn of equipment contracts with Shanghai Electric Corp for the 1,200-MW first phase of the Guigang project.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Power Construction
Posted 20 Aug 2011

Heshan
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 135 MW, 2 X 330 MW
Operation: 1986-2003
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Beizhong
EPC: Guangxi Elec Power Indust Invest Design and Res Inst, Guangxi Power Construction
Quick facts: This plant is on the left bank of the Honge River in Heshan City and not far from Guangxi's largest coal mine. From Mar 1971 to Oct 1986, eight smaller sets were built, all now retired.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Power Construction
Posted 20 Aug 2011

Hezhou
Location: Guangxi
Operator: China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 1,045 MW
Operation: 2012-2013
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Central Southern China Electric Power Design Institute, Sepco No 2, Anhui Electrical Power Construction No 2 Co, Hubei Electric Power No 1 Construction Co Ltd
Quick facts: Construction work at Hezhou started in Aug 2010 and Unit-1 went commercial on 16 Aug 2012. J-Power, Mitsui & Co and the Development Bank of Japan jointly invested in a special-purpose investment company called JM Energy to be a 50:50 partner with China Resources Power for the USC project. The electricity generated is sold to Guangxi Power Grid Co. The site is in Fuchuan Autonomous County, Hezhou City.

Photograph courtesy of PowerChina
Re-posted 3 Jan 2015

Laibin A&B
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Investment Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 125 MW (ret), 2 X 350 MW
Operation: 1989-2000
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Shanghai, Stein
T/G supplier: Shanghai, G-A
Quick facts: Laibin-B (right) was the pilot BOT project in China, and the first Chinese infrastructure project to be financed entirely by foreign capital.

Photograph courtesy of EDF International
Posted 21 Jun 2001

Meizhou Wan
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Genting Power China Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 362 MW
Operation: 1989-2000
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Foster Wheeler
T/G supplier: G-A
EPC: Bechtel, Fujian Design Institute, Fujian Provincial No 1 Power Construction Co
Quick facts: The Meizhou Wan power station was conceived by Lippo Group in the early 1990s as part of a commercial and industrial development called Tati City. Non-recourse financing for the $700mn power project closed on 11 May 1998 and Unit-1 was dedicated on 16 Feb 2001 as the first fully foreign-owned power plant approved by the State Council. At the time, developer Fujian Pacific Electric Co Ltd shareholders included InterGen (45%), Lippo China Resources (25%), El Paso Energy (24.8%) and the Asian Development Bank (5.2%). This was Bechtel's first lump-sum, turnkey power project in China. In Mar 2006, Genting announced that it had entered into conditional purchase agreements for a 73.8% stake in Meizhou Wan, thereby completing its acquisition of 100% share ownership in the plant.

Photograph courtesy of Genting Bhd
Posted 28 Sep 2008

Qinzhou
Location: Guangxi
Operator: SDIC Qinzhou Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 2007-2008
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: BHDB
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Guangxi Electric Power Industry Investigation Design & Research Institute, Sepco No 3
Quick facts: In Jan 2004, SDIC Qinzhou Power Co Ltd was established as a joint venture by State Development & Investment Corp (61%) and Guangxi Investment Group Co (39%) to build this power station in Qinzhou City. Construction started in May 2005 and Unit-1 was connected in Mar 2007, followed by Unit-2 in Oct 2007.

Photograph courtesy of State Development & Investment Corp
Posted 2 Jun 2011

Tiandong Kamshing
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Tiandong Kamshing Chemical Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 135 MW
Operation: 2011
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Wuhan
T/G supplier: Jinan
EPC: China United Engineering Corp
Quick facts: TKC is part of Hangzhou Jinjiang Group. The Tiandong Petrochemical Industrial Park supplies caustic soda and calcium carbide. The project has wet carbide FGD systems relocated from another site. Tiandong County is a subtropical region situated in the Youjiang River Valley in Baise City, western Guangxi.

Photograph courtesy of China United Engineering Corp
Posted 24 May 2015

   
Yongfu
Location: Guangxi
Operator: China Guodian Corp
Configuration: 2 X 142 MW, 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 2000-2007
Fuel: anthracite
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Guangxi Electric Power Industry Investigation Design and Research Institute
Quick facts: The Yonmgfu operating company was established in Jan 1998 to build this plant in Guilin. Guodian owns 88.77% of the company. The two 142-MW units are to be closed when two new 350-MW CHP blocks are installed in 2012. These were Guangxi's first CHP units of their size.

Photograph courtesy of China Guodian Corp
Posted 23 Mar 2011

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 25-Sep-2016

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