Tongliao power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tongliao power station (国家电投内蒙能源通辽发电总厂) is a 1,670-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Horqin (Ke'erqin) District, Tongliao Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Background on Plant

Tongliao power station is a seven-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,670 MW. The plant was completed between 1985 and 2006, and was originally owned by CPIC.[1]


In July 2015, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) merged to become State Power Investment Corporation (国家电力投资集团), one of the five largest state-owned electricity producers in the People's Republic of China.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Mengdong Energy Group
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Xingongyi Road, Horqin (Ke'erqin) District, Tongliao Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
  • Coordinates: 43.6713737, 122.1535206 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,670 MW (Units 1-4: 200 MW; Unit 5: 600 MW, Units 6-7: 135 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1985 (Units 1 & 2); 1989-90 (Units 3 & 4); 2006 (Units 5-7)
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Tongliao Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.
  2. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched". World Nuclear Association. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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