Linfen power station
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Linfen power station (大唐国际临汾热电公司) is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Shanxi Province, China.
The map below shows the location of the plant, in Yaodu District, Linfen Prefecture, Shanxi Province.
Background on Plant
Formerly known as the "floral city," Linfen has become a symbol of pollution and was named "chamption of contamination" in 2004 by China Business Herald. Following a "Take off the Black Hat" campaign to close local coal mines and stop coal burning at homes, officials claimed an improvement in the level of pollution; however, some local residents disputed claims of improvement.
- Sponsor: China Datang (80%), Linfen Hexi Theremal Power Company (20%)
- Location: Yaodu District, Linfen Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
- Coordinates: 36.153659, 111.485269 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1 & 2: 300 MW)
- In service: 2010 (Unit 1), 2011 (Unit 2)
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Articles and resources
- "大唐国际临汾热电一号机组通过满负荷试运行," China News, 2010-12-19
- "山西大唐国际临汾热电有限责任公司简介," China Datang, 2011-1-4
- "Coal-Fired Plants in China: Shanxi," Power Plants Around the World, accessed November 2014
- Tom Phillips, "Linfen: how China's Chernobyl turned the corner," The Telegraph, 24 Oct 2012