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 700-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.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Houma-1 power station, totaling 100 MW, were brought online between 2002 and 2004. The plant's first four units have been retired. The plant was originally owned by CPI.[1]

Description of Expansion

Datong Coal Mining Group has proposed expanding the power station by 600 MW (2 x 300 MW), known as Shanxi Houma-2. The expansion began commercial operation in 2014.[2][3][4]


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.[5]

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
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "火电巨头纷纷缓建项目困局难解", 新浪财经, 2013-02-13
  2. "漳泽电力侯马热电联产项目投产发电," 中国证券报, 2014-11-18
  3. "同煤集团电力发展跑赢目标", 人民网山西频道, 2014-02-25
  4. "召开2×300MW热电联产工程1#机组启动验收委员会会议", 山西漳泽电力股份有限公司, 2014-8-28
  5. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched", World Nuclear Association (16 July 2015). Retrieved on 4 May 2015. 

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