On January 20, Caofeidian District Planning Bureau held a meeting reviewing the revision to Central Heating Planning of Nanpu Economic Development Zone (2017-2020) of Caofeidian District of the city, attended by leaders or responsible persons from the zone’s Planning Bureau, Economic Development Bureau, Nanpu Development Zone Heating Development Co., Ltd., Tangshan Sanyou Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., etc., as well as designers from the Institute.
In order to meet the heating demand of Nanpu Economic Development Zone, the Gas-Heat Department compiled, in 2013, "Central Heating Planning of Nanpu District of Tangshan for 2013-2020". To bridge the heat source gap in Nanpu Economic Development Zone, the department, in December 2016, started to work again on the “Revision of Central Heating Planning of Nanpu District of Tangshan for 2017-2020”.
Based on the Master Urban Planning of Tangshan - Nanpu Economic Development Zone Master Plan (2012-2020), this planning was made to be scientific, forward-looking and operational in accordance with the strategic thinking of implementing the scientific concept of development and building a harmonious socialist society, the demand of constructing a resource-saving and environment-friendly society and the principle of overall planning and step-by-step implementing. The centralized development of combined heat and power conforms to the national energy conservation and emission reduction policies and can play a positive role in promoting the district’s sound and rapid economic and social development, increasing urban environment quality, improving urban infrastructure, and meeting the urgent needs of urban development for electricity and heat. Implementation of central heating in a combined way is also an energy-saving emission-reducing project strongly encouraged by the state. The revision to the planning passed the examination and was approved by the experts and others.
This revision ensures heating in Nanpu District advances in a sustainable and healthy way, and is a significant contribution to the protection of the atmospheric environment in Tangshan City, a fine example of planning going ahead of municipal construction and provide significant guidance for the follow-up design work.