Datang Matou power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Chinacoal}}Datang Matou power station (大唐马头电厂) is an 820-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Hebei Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Matou Town, Hanshan District, Handan Prefecture, Hebei Province.

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Background on Plant

The plant was founded in 1958, and is currently owned by China Datang. Units 1-6 (670MW) have been closed down "in accordance with the national electricity policy," according to the China Datang website. Unit 7 of 220MW was put into operation in 1983, Unit 8 of 200MW in 1994, and units 9 and 10 of 300MW each in 2010.[1]

Unit 7 was retired in 2017.[2] Unit 8 is planned for retirement in 2018.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Datang Hebei
  • Parent company: Datang
  • Location: Matou, Hanshan District, Handan Prefecture, Hebei Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.4870219, 114.4252041 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 8-10); Retired (Units 1-7)
  • Gross capacity: 820 MW (Unit 8: 220 MW, Units 9&10: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Years built: 1994 (Unit 8), 2010 (Units 9&10)
  • Coal type: Anthracite/Bituminous
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