2022年1月17日

Shanxi’s daily output of thermal coal supplied to 14 provinces exceeded 3.3 million tons

Taiyuan, Dec. 3 (Gao Yuqing) Shanxi Province has supplied 26,946,600 tons of thermal coal to 14 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities with an average daily coal output of more than 3.3 million tons, according to a press conference held by the information office of shanxi Provincial government on Wednesday.

Facing the peak winter period, as a large province of coal resources in China, Shanxi plays the role of “ballast stone” to guarantee the national energy supply.

At present, Shanxi is accelerating the nuclear promotion of production capacity, coal output growth significantly. According to Hou Bingrang, deputy director of shanxi Energy Bureau, a total of 104 coal mines in the province have added capacity since 2021. Among them, 35 coal mines have been approved, with a net increase of 47.1 million tons per year.

“Shanxi’s coal output runs at a high level, ensuring a strong supply of coal to the whole country.” Zhang Xiang, deputy director of the Development and Reform Commission of Shanxi Province, said the province’s average daily output has remained above 3.3 million tons recently, reaching 3.63 million tons on Nov. 30. Since July, the province’s monthly coal output has maintained more than 100 million tons, and the annual output is expected to break 1.2 billion tons.

At the end of September, Shanxi signed long-term coal contracts with 14 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities including Hebei, Shandong, Tianjin and Guangxi in the fourth quarter to ensure energy supply. As of November 30, the province had supplied 26.9456 million tons of thermal coal to the above areas, with a completion rate of 58.58 percent.

In terms of electric power, the province will make full use of the platform advantage of Shanxi Power Grid in North China Power Grid, implement unified dispatching and inter-provincial interagent, and realize the unified coordination of new energy consumption and power balance.

Zhang xiang said that the next step, Shanxi will continue to increase the supply of resources, promote the implementation of the guarantee contract. At the same time, we will do a good job in power transmission, strengthen the inspection of power grid lines and power transmission and distribution facilities, and focus on the safe and stable operation of beijing-Tianjin-Tangshan lines and supporting power projects to ensure the safety and reliability of power supply in the capital. (after)

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