Liancheng-2 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Liancheng-2 power station (大唐国际连城发电公司) is a retired 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Gansu Province, China.


The map below shows the plant, in Liancheng, Yongdeng County, Lanzhou Prefecture, Gansu Province. The demolished Liancheng-1 power station was located immediately to the north of the site where Liancheng-2 is located.

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Background on Plant

Liancheng-2 power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 600 MW. The plant was completed between 2004 and 2005, and is owned by Datang.[1][2]

In June 2019 it was reported the plant had been shut down since April 2018, due to the bankruptcy of Datang Gansu Power Generation. The company has applied for bankruptcy and liquidation after it defaulted on 16.44 million yuan (US$2.39 million) of debt.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Datang Gansu Power Generation Co Ltd
  • Parent company: China Datang
  • Location: Liancheng, Yongdeng County, Lanzhou Prefecture, Gansu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.5193555, 102.8674104 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2018)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 2004-05
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Liancheng-2 Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "甘肃大唐国际连城发电有限责任公司"Datang Gansu Power Generation Co Ltd.
  3. "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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