Datang Shentou power station

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Datang Shentou power station (大唐国际神头发电厂) is an operating power station of at least 1000-megawatts (MW) in Shentou, Shuocheng, Shuozhou, Shanxi, China. It is also known as 大唐国际神头第二发电厂二期.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Datang Shentou power station Shentou, Shuocheng, Shuozhou, Shanxi, China 39.364789, 112.533267 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2: 39.364789, 112.533267

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating coal - bituminous 500 subcritical 2004
Unit 2 operating coal - bituminous 500 subcritical 2005

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Shanxi Datang International Shentou Power Generation Co Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 2 Shanxi Datang International Shentou Power Generation Co Ltd [100.0%]


Datang Shentou is a 2 x 500 MW coal plant in Shentou. Unit 1 was commissioned in 2004 and unit 2 in 2005. It is owned by China Datang and Tianjin Energy Investment Group.[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. "神头发电厂," Wikipedia (Chinese), accessed Nov 2016

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