Kaiyuan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kaiyuan power station (大唐国际云南红河发电公司开远发电厂) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Yunnan Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kaiyuan, Honghe.

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Background on Plant

Kaiyuan power station is a two-unit coal-fired power station totaling 600 MW. It was commissioned in 2006-2007. The plant is majority-owned by China Datang.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: China Datang (70%), Yunnan Energy Investment Group (15%), Yunnan Xiaolongtan Mining Bureau (10%), China National Tobacco Corporation (5%)
  • Location: Kaiyuan, Honghe, Yunnan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 23.7434315, 103.2197961 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: 2006-7
  • Coal type: Anthracite/Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in China - Yunnan," Power Plants Around the World, accessed November 2016

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