Datang Matou power station

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of China and coal

Datang Matou power station (大唐马头电厂) is an 600-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] and was retired in 2019.[4]

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 9-10); Retired (Units 1-8)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 9&10: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 2010 (Units 9&10)
  • Coal type: Anthracite/Bituminous
  • Coal source:
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