Yaomeng power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yaomeng power station (中电国际投姚孟发电厂) is a 2,160-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Henan Province, China.[1]


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Jiaodian, in Zhanhe District, Pingdingshan Prefecture, Henan Province.

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Background on Plant

Yaomeng power station was a six-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 2,480 MW. The plant was completed between 1975 and 2007, and was originally owned by CPIC. Unit 1 (320 MW) was retired in 2017, leaving 2,160 MW remaining.[2]


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.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: China Power International Development Ltd
  • Parent company: State Power Investment Corporation
  • Location: Jiaodian, Zhanhe District, Pingdingshan Prefecture, Henan Province, China
  • Coordinates: 33.7379928, 113.2418822 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (Unit 1), Operating (Units 2-6)
  • Gross capacity: 2,480 MW (Units 1-4: 320 MW; Units 5 & 6: 600 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1975 (Unit 1); 1980 (Unit 2); 1985-86 (Units 3 & 4); 2007 (Units 5 & 6)
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Articles and resources


  1. 平顶山姚孟发电有限责任公司 Baidu Baike
  2. Yaomeng Coal Power Plant China, Global Energy Observatory, accessed Dec 2017
  3. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched". World Nuclear Association. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.

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