China, People's Republic of: Recycling Waste Coal for Power Generation

Sovereign Project | 42074-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Oi, Teruhisa East Asia Department Request for information
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Technical Assistance
  • Energy
Project Name Recycling Waste Coal for Power Generation
Project Number 42074-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7328-PRC: Recycling Waste Coal for Power Generation
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The construction of the 600 MW-class supercritical CFB boiler unit for Shanxi Pingshuo Waste Coal Project is a demonstration of the utilization of resources. The project is implemented for power generation and emphasis on the importance of low emission and reduction of power generation cost. Comprehensive utilization of local resources creates greater economic benefits and stimulate local economic growth. The project also sets good example for other power generation enterprises looking for sustainable development opportunities and will play a positive role in transmitting electric power to regions out of Shanxi and optimizing the power grid in the province.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Delegated TA. Consulting firm was engaged on 30 April 2012. Preliminary result of the Project activities and the updated work program was discussed during the Interim workshop. The final technical review workshop was held on 19 January 2013 and the final dissemination workshop is proposed in April 2013
Geographical Location Shanxi Province, PRC

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Officials from the Ministry of Finance, National Energy Administration, Shanxi Provincial Finance Bureau, Shanxi Development and Reform Commission, and private sectors (Pingshou Waste Coal Power Generation Co. Ltd.) and Gemeng International Energy Co. Ltd.) were consulted for the concept paper preparation.
During Project Implementation The TA assisted in preparation of technical feasibility of 600 megawatt (MW) super critical steam parameter using circulating fluidized bed boiler for power generation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will require 48 person-months of national consulting services. Required experts include a (i) coal engineer, (ii) economist, (iii) environment specialist, (iv) boiler design specialist, (v) thermodynamics specialist, (vi) dynamics specialist, (vii) clean combustion specialist, (viii) material specialist, (ix) CFBC boiler debugging specialist, and (x) CFBC boiler operation specialist. Because using waste coal for large-scale power generation is unique to PRC?especially Shanxi Province?mobilizing local knowledge and experts is abundant and practical.

The TA is intended to be delegated to the EA and IA. The consulting firm will be recruited by the IA under the guidance of the EA in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time) following quality- and cost-based selection in a quality?cost ratio of 80:20 for component A. A capacity assessment report was prepared for TA delegation and it concluded that the IA has capable of directly (i) managing the recruitment of consulting services, (ii) supervising the consultants, and (iii) administering the consulting services contract in accordance with ADB?s policies, guidelines, and procedures. The capacity assessment report is in a supplementary appendix. Equipment will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Oi, Teruhisa
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Bureau of Finance, Shanxi Province
Mr. Li Hai Xiang
No. 345, Yingze Street, Taiyuan PRC, 030001


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 18 Sep 2013

TA 7328-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Aug 2009 15 Sep 2009 15 Sep 2009 31 Aug 2010 31 May 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 650,000.00 10 Aug 2009 430,461.51

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