Dananhu power station

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Dananhu power station (国投哈密大南湖电厂) is an operating power station of at least 1320-megawatts (MW) in Nanhu Town, Hami, Xinjiang, China.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Dananhu power station Nanhu Town, Hami, Hami, Xinjiang, China 42.305944, 93.351929 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Phase I Unit 1, Phase I Unit 2: 42.305944, 93.351929

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Phase I Unit 1 operating coal - unknown 660 supercritical 2014
Phase I Unit 2 operating coal - unknown 660 supercritical 2014

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Phase I Unit 1 China Coal Hami Power Generation Co Ltd [100.0%]
Phase I Unit 2 China Coal Hami Power Generation Co Ltd [100.0%]

Project-level coal details

  • Permit(s): October 9, 2013

Background on Project

SDIC Dananhu power station is a 2 x 660MW coal plant in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, commissioned in 2014.[1][2][3] It went into operation in 2014.[4]


In May 2019, plant sponsor SDIC said it no longer planned to invest in new thermal power.[5] In December 2019, ChinaCoal bought SDIC's share in the coal plant.[6]

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