AES plans 116 MW plant in Hefei City

AES China Generating Company Ltd. has announced funding approval of a 116 MW oil-fired, combined-cycle power plant in Hefei City, Anhui Province. The plant will sell power during peak load periods to the Anhui Provincial Power Corp. under a 15-year contract. The plant will be constructed on a turnkey basis by a subsidiary of Anhui Provincial Power Corp. and is expected to be in simple-cycle operation by the end of 1997 and combined-cycle operation by the end of 1998.