Coal-Fired Plants in China - Inner Mongolia
Bulian
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: GD Power Development Co
Configuration: 2 X 660 MW
Operation: 2013
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: BWBC
T/G supplier: Shanghai
EPC: Jiangxi Thermal Power Construction Co
Quick facts: The first phase of the Builan USC power project in Yinjinhuoluo Qi, Ordos City, was approved in Apr 2010. Unit-1 went commercial on 5 Feb 2013 and Unit-2 on 27 Jun 2013. Total cost was about Rmb 5.28bn.

Photograph courtesy of China Guodian Corp
Posted 4 Jul 2013

Dalate
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Mengda Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 330 MW, 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 1995-2007
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Beijing Boiler, Shanghai
T/G supplier: GEC-Alstom
EPC: Southwest Electric Power Design Institute
Quick facts: The plant operating company is controlled by China Huaneng Group.

Photograph by Roger Yin (pbase)
Posted 18 Jun 2006

Daihai 1&2
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Mengda Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 2005-2006
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Babcock & Wilcox Beijing Co Ltd
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This plant 370km east of Beijing has wet limestone FGDs of Kawasaki design built by Beijing Bootes Electric Power Sci-Tec Co Ltd and air-cooling systems from SPX. The first phase project includes a 500kV connection and cost Rmb5.62bn. Siemens provided plant I&C and the control room. The plant was extended with two more 600-MW sets in 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Beijing Energy Investment Holding Co
Posted 28 Sep 2008

Hohhot-2
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 200 MW, 2 X 350 MW CHP
Operation: 2001-2010
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Harbin
Quick facts:The Hohhot plan is 5.5km from the city center. Unit-1 went commercial on 28 Dec 2001 and Unit-2 on 11 Aug 2002. Units 3&4 are supercritical.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 31 Dec 2012

Hohhot Jinqiao
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 300 MW CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
Quick facts: This plant in the Hohhot Economic and Technological Development Zone Industrial Park was approved in 2004 at a cost of 2,608mn yuan.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 31 Dec 2012

Huaneng Yimin
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Huaneng Yimin Coal and Electricity Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 500 MW, 4 X 600 MW
Operation: 1998-2010
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Podolski, Harbin
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila, Harbin
EPC: Heilongjiang Power Construction No 3 Co
Quick facts: In Jul 1993, Huaneng began construction on the first phase of the Yimin power station, part of a large-scale electric and power project in Yimin Town, Hulunbeier City. The company was founded in 1976 to develop the Yimin River lignite mine. In 1991, it was reorganized into the Yimin Coal and Electricity Co and then taken over by China Huaneng Group in 1993. Two Russian-supplied 500-MW supercritical units went online in Nov 1998 and Sep 1999, respectively. In 2007/08, a pair of 600-MW domestic subcritical units were completed, along with a 6mn tpy mine expansion project with fuel delivered to the plant via a 3.7km conveyor belt. Ash is hauled to the mine and backfilled. In March 2005, NDRC approved Yimin Phase-III with two 600-MW, supercritical sets. Construction began in April 2008 and these units completed in 2010 after just 17mos of construction.

Photograph courtesy of dlzj.cec.org.cn
Posted 9 Nov 2014

Shangdu
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 600 MW, 2 X 660 MW
Operation: 2006-2011
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: North China Power Engineering Co Ltd, Northwest Electric Power Design Institute, Heilongjiang Hualong Power Engineering
Quick facts: The first four units are jointly-owned with Beijing Energy Investment (49%). The first phase project started in Jul 2003 and two units were complete in Aug 2006 and two more a year later. Shangdu is air cooled. The plant is connected to the grid with two 550kV lines. The two supercritical units of phase 3 completed in Aug 2011.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 28 Apr 2013

Shenhua Xilaifeng
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Shenhua Guohua Power
Configuration: 2 X 200 MW
Operation: 2009-2010
Fuel: gangue
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Northwest Electric Power Design Institute , Inner Mongolia No 1 Power Construction Project Co Ltd
Quick facts: This CFB project is in Hainan District, Wuhai City. NDRC approval was on 28 Oct 2008. Phase-I cost 2.079bn yuan.

Photograph courtesy of Shenhua Guohua Power
Posted 19 May 2013

Shenhua Yili
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 200 MW
Operation: 2007-2008
Fuel: gangue
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Shandong Electric Power Engineering Consulting Institute, SEPCO
Quick facts: Work on this air-cooled, CFB power station started in Feb 2006 and it became the largest gangue-fired plant in the country at completion.

Photograph courtesy of Shandong Electric Power Engineering Consulting
Posted 11 Jul 2010

Tuoketuo
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Datang International Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 8 X 600 MW, 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 2003-2007
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin, BWBC, Dongfang
T/G supplier: Hitachi, Dongfang
EPC: North China Elec Power Design Inst, Northeast Elec Power Design Inst, Northwest Elec Power Design Inst, Beijing Electric Power Construction Co, Tianjin Electric Power Construction Co
Quick facts: In Aug 1995, Black & Veatch was awarded a project management contract for Tuoketuo 1&2 and Beijing Datang Power Generation (BDPG) obtained a $330mn World Bank loan for the project. The State Development Planning Commission approved the feasibility study in late Dec 1999. BDPG then set up Tuoketuo Power Generation Co Ltd , a JV of BDPG (60%), Beijing Intl Power Dev Co (25%), and Inner Mongolia Power Co (15%). Construction on Phase-I started in Aug 2000 and the first two units went online in Jun and Jul 2003, respectively, about 6mo ahead of schedule and at a cost of about Rmb 6.5bn. Construction on Phase-II started in May 2002 and was completed in Oct 2004, about 28mos ahead of schedule. The total Phase-II cost was estimated to be Rmb 4bn. Four additional sets were completed in 2005/06 and two 300-MW units were added in 2007. Fuel is delivered from the Zhungeer coalfield via a dedicated railway line.

Photograph by QQ77898101 (Panomario)
Posted 23 Feb 2014

Wuhai Hainan-2
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 330 MW CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Beizhong
Quick facts: This plant is in Hainan District, Wuhai City.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 27 Dec 2013

Wulashan-2
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 300 MW CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Henan No 2 Thermal Power Construction Co
Quick facts: This plant in Wulateqian Qi starterd with two 75 -MW units online in 1975, and extended with a 100-MW unit online in 1987, all now retired. Phase-2 completed in Jun 2006. The direct air cooling installations on the 300-MW units were built by Harbin and were the first indigenously-manufactured systems at this size in China.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 27 Dec 2013

Xing'an Ulanhot
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: North United Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 68 MW CHP
Operation: ??
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This plant is in Ulan Hot, Xing'an League.

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng Group
Posted 27 Dec 2013

Yuanbaoshan
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: China Power Investment Corp
Configuration: 1 X 313 MW, 3 X 627 MW
Operation: 1978-2007
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Sulzer, Combustion Engineering, Steinmuller, Harbin
T/G supplier: BBC, CEM, Alsthom, Harbin
EPC: BBC, Harbin
Quick facts: In May 1998, the first of two 600-MW units were completed for North China Power Group 1t Yuanbaoshan near Chifeng City. The new unit joined 330-MW and 600-MW units built with European equipment in 1978 and 1985, respectively. In fact, Yuanbaoshan Unit-2 was the first 600-MW generating unit in China. For various reasons, construction of Yuanbaoshan Unit-4 was stopped until late 2004 when work resumed. The unit came online in September 2007. In the interim, the generation company had been reorganized several times, first becoming part of State Grid Corp in 2005 and finally passing over to control by China Power Investment in December 2007. The nearby opencast coal mine has 400mn tons of recoverable coal with a design production of 8mn tpy.

Photograph by zhaoyifan (Panaramio)
Posted 12 Nov 2011

Zhungheer
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: CSEC Guohua International Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 125 MW, 4 X 330 MW CHP
Operation: 1992-2007
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Babcock & Wilcox Beijing
T/G supplier: Beijing Beizhong
EPC: Tianjin Electric Power Construction
Quick facts: Zungheer-2 is jointly owned by Guohua International (65%), Inner Mongolia Huaneng Co-generation (30%), Shenhua Zhungeer Energy Investment (5%). Zhungeer coalfield is along the Inner Mongolioa/Shannxi border.

Photograph by yangcheng.li (Panoramio)
Re-posted 23 Feb 2014

   

Zhunneng
Location: Inner Mongolia
Operator: Inner Mongolia Zhunneng Thermal Power Co
Configuration: 2 X 150 MW
Operation: 2005-2006
Fuel: gangue
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Nanjing
Quick facts: This CFB project is in Zhungeer County, Ordos City.

Photograph courtesy of Shenhua
Posted 16 Jun 2013

Abbreviations

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

Updated 09-Nov-2014

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