Yanggao power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yanggao power station (同煤阳高热电公司) is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Shanxi province, China.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Datong city.

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Background on Plant

Datong Coal Mining Group has proposed a power station of two units of 350 MW each.[1]

The environmental impact assessment was approved in 2014.[2] Construction began in 2015.[3]

In October 2017 it was reported that trial operation on the plant was underway with connection to the grid expected shortly.[4]

Unit 1 achieved full load in November 2018,[5] and was commissioned on June 28, 2019.[6]

Unit 2 was commissioned in June 2019.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Datong Coal Mining Group
  • Location: Wangguantun Town, Longquan Industrial Park, Yanggao county, Datong city, Shanxi province, China
  • Coordinates: 40.263634, 113.6508 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 700 MW (Units 1-2: 350 MW)
  • Start year: 2019
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Coal type: Waste coal
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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