Datong power station

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Datong-1 power station (国投大同发电厂) is a 270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant and Datong-2 (国电大同第二发电厂三期) a 3,720 MW coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.

Location of Datong-1

The undated satellite photo below shows Datong-1 in Jiaocheng Village, Kouquan Town, Nanjiao District.

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Location of Datong-2

The undated satellite photo below shows Datong-2 in Qili Village, Nanjiao District.

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Background on Plant

Datong-1 power station consists of two 135 MW units built in 2010. The first five units have been retired. It is owned by SDIC. Datong-2 power station is a ten-unit coal-fired power station totaling 3,720 MW. It was built from 1984 to 2009. It is owned by China Guodian.[1]

Project Details of Datong-1

  • Sponsor: SDIC
  • Location: Qili Village, Nanjiao District, Datong, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 39.947261, 113.104985 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 270 MW (Units 6-7: 135 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Years built: 2010
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details of Datong-2

  • Sponsor: China Guodian
  • Location: Qili Village , Nanjiao district, Datong, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 40.0279118, 113.293318 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 3,720 MW (Units 1-6: 200 MW, Units 7-8: 600 MW, Units 9-10: 660 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical (Units 1-8), Supercritical (Units 9-10)
  • Years built: 1984-2009
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in China - Shanxi," Industcards, accessed Nov 2016

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