CPI Shanxi Houma power station
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CPI Shanxi Houma power station (中电投山西侯马发电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Houma City, Linfen Prefecture, Shanxi Province.
Background on Plant
The six coal-fired units of Houma-1 power station, totaling 200 MW, were brought online between 1972 and 2004. Units 1-4 were retired in 2007, and units 5-6 in 2017. The plant was originally owned by CPI.
Description of Expansion
In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.
Project Details for Phase II Expansion
- Sponsor: China Power Investment Corp
- Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
- Location: Zhangshao village, Houma City, Linfen Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
- Coordinates: 35.590983, 111.376042 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- Projected in service: 2014
- Coal type: Bituminous
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