Datang Weihe power station
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Datang Weihe power station is an operating power station of at least 600-megawatts (MW) in Zhengyang Town, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Datang Weihe power station||Zhengyang Town, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China||34.43109, 108.89894 (exact)|
The map below shows the exact location of the power station.
Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):
- Unit 2, Unit 1, Unit 4, Unit 3: 34.43109, 108.89894
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Unit 2||retired||coal - bituminous||50||subcritical||1969||2007|
|Unit 1||retired||coal - bituminous||50||subcritical||1968||2007|
|Unit 4||operating||coal - bituminous||300||subcritical||2009||–|
|Unit 3||operating||coal - bituminous||300||subcritical||2009||–|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Unit 2||Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd Weihe Thermal Power Plant [100.0%]|
|Unit 1||Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd Weihe Thermal Power Plant [100.0%]|
|Unit 4||Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd Weihe Thermal Power Plant [100.0%]|
|Unit 3||Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd Weihe Thermal Power Plant [100.0%]|
Project-level coal details
- Permit(s): November 28, 2006
Background on power station
The original power station consisted of two 50 MW subcritical units commissioned in the late 1960s. Ownership eventually fell under China Datang. In 2007 Datang retired the two units and began constructing two 300 MW units, which were commissioned in 2009.
Articles and Resources
- "大大唐渭河热电厂," China Datang website, accessed July 2016
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