Weixin power station

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Weixin power station (云南能投威信能源公司) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Yunnan Province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Weixin County, Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province.

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Background on Plant

Weixin power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,200 MW in Yunnan Province. The plant was completed in 2012, and is majority-owned by Yunnan Energy investment Group.[1][2][3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Yunnan Energy investment Group (80%), Guangdong Yudean Group (20%)
  • Location: Weixin County, Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 27.8904089, 104.873518 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1 & 2: 600 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 2012
  • Coal type: Anthracite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "云南威信煤电一体项目2号机组投产," China Energy News, January 7, 2013
  2. "滇东北火电困境是怎样形成的," China Energy News, August 19, 2013
  3. "List of major power stations in Yunnan," Wikipedia, accessed November 2014

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