Meixian power station
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Meixian power station (粤电粤嘉电力公司梅县发电厂) is a retired 620-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guangdong Province, China.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Qingyuan Prefecture.
Background on Plant
Meixian power station was a six-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 620 MW. The plant was completed between 1991 and 2005, and was owned by Guangdong Yudean Group. The power plant was complained by local residents for its heavy pollution. The retirement of Meixian power station allow 1200MW Yudean Dabu power station meet the requirement of "shutting down small to build big ". 
Units 1-2 were retired in 2008, units 3-4 in 2010, and units 5-6 in 2016.
- Sponsor: Yuejia Electric Power Co
- Parent company: Guangdong Yudean Group
- Location: Huaigang Village, Chengjiang Town, Mei County, Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
- Coordinates: 24.303202, 116.065942 (exact)
- Status: Retired
- Gross capacity: 620 MW (Units 1 & 2: 50 MW; Units 3 & 4: 125 MW; Units 3 & 4: 135 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: commissioned 1991-2005
- Retired: 2008 through 2016
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