Huaneng Linhe power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Huaneng Linhe power station (华能北方联合电力临河热电厂), also known as the Kanawha power station, is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

An additional 600 MW is proposed.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Dengkou County, Bayannur Prefecture.

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Background on Plant

The two existing coal-fired units of Huaneng Linhe power station, totaling 600 MW, were brought online in 2006-07. The plant is owned by China Huaneng.[1]

Description of Expansion

Huaneng is currently planning to build two additional coal-fired units at this plant, with a total planned capacity of 600 MW.[2]

2016: Nationwide Restrictions Imposed on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity

Due to new restrictions announced during 2016 by the National Energy Administration and the National Development and Reform Commission, further capacity expansions at this location appear to be on hold or cancelled. For details, see China's 2016 Restrictions on Development of Coal-Fired Power Capacity.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: North United Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: Huaneng
  • Location: Dengkou County, Bayannur Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 40.782222, 107.491111 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1-2); Cancelled (Units 3-4)
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1-4: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical (Units 1-2)
  • In service: 2007 (Units 1-2)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "华能—内蒙古临河热电厂," 煤炭学院 电厂企业, accessed December 2014
  2. "内蒙联邦制药环保质疑声中建热电厂 审批存疑," 中国联合商报, 2012-08-03

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