Datang Shentou power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Datang Shentou power station (大唐国际神头发电公司) is a 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Shentou, next to the Shenhua Shentou power station.

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Background on Plant

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]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Datang (60%) Tianjin Energy Investment Group (40%)
  • Location: Shentou, Shuocheng, Shuozhou, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 39.3647887, 112.5332671 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,000 MW (Units 1&2: 500 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Years built: 2004 (Unit 1), 2005 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


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

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