Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China – March 8, 2022 – GE Gas Power (NYSE: GE) and Harbin Electric today announced that Chinese state-owned power utility Shenzhen Energy Group Corporation Co., Ltd. has ordered power generation equipment for its Guangming combined cycle power plant, located in Shenzhen Guangming district of Guangdong province in China. Powered by three GE 9HA.01 gas turbines, the plant is expected to deliver up to 2 gigawatts (GW) of electricity to the most populous province in the country, with a population of approximately 126 million. Plans are for the first fleet of plant the plant to be operational by end of 2023, in time to support the retirement of the Guangdong Shajiao coal-fired power complex targeted in 2025.
“We’re committed to supplying the most advanced power generation in alignment with China’s national emissions reduction goals and commitment to building a lower-carbon, safer and more efficient energy system,” said a representative of Shenzhen Energy Group. “GE and Harbin Electric will provide us with the highest standard of quality and reliability for our Guangming power plant. We ordered GE’s H-Class technology for its ability to generate significant electrical output in a flexible and efficient way—crucial for the population of Guangdong province—while helping to ensure reliability of supply.”