Buuruljuut power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Mongoliacoal}}Buuruljuut power station is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Dundgovi Province, Mongolia.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the plant, 120 km from Ulaanbaatar in Dundgovi Province’s Bayanjargalan soum.

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Background

On May 31, 2016, the Mongolia Minister of Energy signed an investment and electricity sales and purchase agreement for the Buuruljuut mine and 2 x 300 MW power station, allowing construction to begin immediately. The project will be built in Bayanjargalan soum by Bodi International Group and Power China Resources. The estimated cost is one billion USD. Unit 1 is planned for 2019 and unit 2 for 2022.[1]

The power station is not mentioned among the planned power projects in the 2016-2020 Economic Recovery Program of Mongolia, which was approved by Parliament in November 2016.[2]

In April 2018 it was reported that Bodi International LLC signed a USD$450 million agreement on the Buuruljuut Thermal Power Plant project with the China State Construction Engineering company, as part of the Mongolia-China Business Forum held in Beijing on April 11, 2018.[3]

In December 2018 it was reported that Bodi International LLC signed a US$566 million agreement with Sinosteel for a 2 x 150 MW coal plant at Buuruljuut. China Merchants Construction and Development Group plans to invest US$330 million in the coal plant. Plans also include a coal mine.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Tsetsens Mining & Energy
  • Parent company: Bodi International Group
  • Location: Bayanjargalan soum, Dundgovi Province, Mongolia
  • Coordinates: 45.756667, 107.993056 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: 300 MW (Units 1&2: 150 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type: Brown coal
  • Coal Source: Buuruljuut mine
  • Source of financing:

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