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Yaomeng power station

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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.

Location

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.[1]

Ownership

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.[2]

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

References

  1. Yaomeng Coal Power Plant China, Global Energy Observatory, accessed Dec 2017
  2. "Chinese nuclear giant officially launched", World Nuclear Association (16 July 2015). Retrieved on 4 May 2015. 

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