China Datang International Power Company Limited the listed flagship of China Datang Corporation’s 1380 MW Gaojing Gas-fired Thermal Power Plant, has received final approval from the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission.

The project will be entered into its material implementation stage, according to an announcement from China Datang Corporation.

The project is an important step for Datang International in building its thermal power base around the Bohai Sea by introducing leading international technology.

According to the approval, the project will be furnished with three sets of 350 MW, 9FB-type, gas fired, combined-cycle units, together with two 165 MW waste-heat recovery steam turbine generating units (HRSG) with a total installed capacity of 1380 MW and a total heat supply capacity of 963 MW, which is capable of supplying heat for an area of 19 million square kilometers.

According to the schedule, the project will begin operations at the end of 2013.

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