Tongmei Tashan power station

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Tongmei Tashan power station (同煤漳泽电力塔山发电公司) is a 2,520-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.

An additional 2,000 MW of coal capacity is proposed.


The photo below shows the plant in Nanjiao District, Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province.

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Background on Plant

Two coal-fired units at the Tongmei Tashan power station, totaling 1,200 MW, were brought online in 2008.[1][2]

Phase II Expansion

Datong Coal planned to build two additional coal-fired units at the plant with a total planned capacity of 1,320 MW. The new units were under construction and scheduled to be completed in 2015.[3]

Units 3-4 began operating in 2016.[4]

Phase III Expansion

In June 2021, reporting referenced a third phase of 2 x 1,000 MW.[5]

Project Details for Expansions

  • Sponsor: Datong Coal Mining Group
  • Parent company: Datong Coal Mining Group (60%), China Datang (40%)
  • Location: Nanjiao District, Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
  • Coordinates: 39.9249917, 113.0839199 (exact)
  • Status: Units 3-4: Operating, Units 5-6: Announced
  • Gross capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 3 & 4: 660 MW); 2,000 MW (Units 5 & 6: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Units 3-4: Supercritical; Units 5-6: Ultra-supercritical
  • Projected in service: Units 3-4: 2016
  • Coal type: Bituminous waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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