Tianjin Dagang power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tianjin Dagang power station (神华国能天津大港发电厂) is a 1,312-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Tianjin Municipality, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Dagang, Binhai.

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Background on Plant

Tianjin Dagang power station is a four-unit coal-fired power station totaling 1,312 MW. It was commissioned from 1991 to 2005, and was originally owned by Shenhua Group.[1]


On August 28, 2017, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) announced that China Guodian Corporation and Shenhua Group will be jointly restructured. Shenhua Group will become China National Energy Investment Group and will absorb China Guodian Corporation. It will be the largest power company in the world by installed capacity, as well as the world's largest coal producer.[2][3] The merger was completed on November 28, 2017.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Guoneng Energy Group
  • Parent company: National Energy Investment Group
  • Location: Dagang, Binhai, Tianjin Municipality, China
  • Coordinates: 38.7755401, 117.4932604 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,312 MW (4 x 328 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1991-2005
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Tianjin Dagang power station," GEO, accessed Nov 2016
  2. "Factbox: Shenhua and Guodian - China's latest state marriage". Reuters. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. "China Is Creating the World's Largest Power Company". Bloomberg News. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. "China’s Newly-Established National Energy Investment Group Sets World Records in Its Sector, With Assets of Over CNY1.8 Trillion," Yicai Global, 11-28-2017

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