Yan'an Thermal power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yan'an Thermal power station (大唐延安热电厂) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shaanxi Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Yaodian Town.

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Background on Project

China Datang is planning to build a cogeneration coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 700 MW in Shaanxi Province. The environmental impact assessment was approved in March 2014.[1]

The power station is under construction and planned for operation in 2017.[2]

Unit 1 was commissioned in December 2017.[3]

As of May 2018 Unit 2 has been completed but is waiting for a permit to be commissioned.[4] Unit 2 was commissioned in July 2018.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Datang Shaanxi Power Gen Co.
  • Parent company: China Datang
  • Location: Yaodian Town, Baota District, Yan'an Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 36.691294, 109.677465 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1&2: 350MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start year: 2017 (Unit 1), 2018 (Unit 2)
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