Datun Mine power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Datun Mine power station (中煤上海大屯能源大屯热电厂) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Jiangsu Province, China.


The satellite photo below shows the plant in Datun Town (Datunzhen), Pei County, Xuzhou Prefecture.

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Background on Plant

The first nine coal-fired units of Datun Mine power station, totaling 499 MW, were brought online between 1998 and 2010. The plant is owned by ChinaCoal.[1]

Units 3–9 were retired in 2019.[2] Units 1-2 were retired in 2020.[3]


ChinaCoal has planned two additional coal-fired units at this plant, known as units 10-11, with a total capacity of 700 MW. The new units were scheduled to be completed in 2015,[4] but as of April 2018 Planet satellite photos show construction is ongoing.

Unit 10 was commissioned in January 2019.[5]

Unit 11 was commissioned in May 2019.[6]

Project Details for Units 10 & 11 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Shanghai Datun Energy Co
  • Parent company: ChinaCoal
  • Location: Datun Town (Datunzhen), Pei County, Xuzhou Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Coordinates: 34.868576, 116.9412068 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 10 & 11: 350 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date: 2019
  • Coal type: Anthracite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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