Jun. 7, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Datang International Power Generation Co<601991
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Hui Autonomous Region.
The IGCC project will be located in Ningdong Energy & Chemical Base, which is 40 kilometers from Yinchuan
, capital of the autonomous region.
Datang Power said that the project would have two 400-MW generators.
Ningdong Energy & Chemical Base, based on the Ningdong Coalfield, aims to develop into a large coal base, coal chemical industry base and thermal power base by 2020. The base will become the main source of China's west-to-east electricity transmission by then.