Yudean Dabu power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Yudean Dabu (Dapu) power station (粤电大埔电厂) is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guangdong Province, China.

A 2 x 1,000 MW expansion is proposed.


The map below shows the location of the plant, in Dabu County, Meizhou Prefecture, Guangdong Province.

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Background on Project

Guangdong Yudean Group is currently building a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total planned capacity of 1,200 MW in Guangdong Province.[1][2][3][4][5]

Unit 1 was completed in 2015,[6] and Unit 2 in June 2016.[7]


In May 2020, plans were announced for a 2 x 1,000 MW expansion at the plant. Construction is planned for 2021.[8] The expansion was listed in the Guangdong Major Development Projects of 2020 as a Major Preliminary Project.[9]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Guangdong Electric Power Development Co
  • Parent company: Guangdong Yudean Group
  • Location: Huidong Village, Sanhe Town, Dabu County, Meizhou Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 24.4057171, 116.5877945 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1&2), Pre-permit development (Units 3&4)
  • Gross capacity: 1,200 MW (Units 1 & 2: 600 MW); 2,000 MW (Units 3&4: 1,000 MW)
  • Type: Ultra-Supercritical
  • Start date: 2015-2016 (Units 1&2)
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing: ¥5.3 billion

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