Leiyang power station

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Leiyang power station is a 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Hunan Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Leiyang City, Hengnang Prefecture, Hunan Province.

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Background on Plant

Leiyang power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,000 MW. The plant was completed between 1988 and 2004, and is owned by Datang.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: China Datang Corp
  • Parent company: Datang
  • Location: Leiyang City, Hengnang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 26.3844811, 112.8585008 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 200 MW; Units 3 & 4: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1988-89 (Units 1 & 2); 2004 (Units 3 & 4)
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.

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