Datang Gangu power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Datang Gangu power station (大唐甘谷发电厂) is a retired 660-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Gansu Province, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Pan'an, Gangu County, Tianshui Prefecture, Gansu Province.

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Background on Plant

The power plant was founded in 1965. The first 2 units with 12 MW each were commissioned in 1969, and retired in 2004. [1]The currently operating units of Datang Gangu power station (Phase II) consists of a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 660 MW. The plant was completed in 2007, and is owned by Datang.[2][3]

In June 2019 it was reported the plant had not been operating for two years, due to the bankruptcy of Datang Gansu Power Generation.[4]

Plant Details for Existing Phase II

  • Sponsor: Datang Gansu Power Generation Co Ltd
  • Parent company: China Datang
  • Location: Pan'an, Gangu County, Tianshui Prefecture, Gansu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 34.7548032, 105.1007823 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2017)
  • Gross capacity: 660 MW (Phase II Units 1 & 2: 330 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2007 (Phase II)
  • Coal type:
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "大唐甘谷发电厂"Baike
  2. Datang Gangu Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  3. "大唐甘谷发电厂," China Datang, accessed June 2019
  4. "大唐连城电厂破产清算,市场化下煤电生存还是毁灭," 南方能源观察, 2019年6月27日

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