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Tatan Power Plant

Tatan Power Plant
Tatan Power Plant is located in Taiwan
Tatan Power Plant
Location of Tatan Power Plant in Taiwan
Official name 大潭發電廠
Country Republic of China
Location Guanyin, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Status Operational
Commission date 2005
January 2009 (Unit 6)[1]
Owner(s) Taipower
Operator(s) Taipower
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural gas
Power generation
Units operational 6
Nameplate capacity 4,384 MW[2]

The Tatan Power Plant, Dah-Tarn Power Plant[3] or Ta-Tan Power Plant[4] (Chinese: 大潭發電廠; pinyin: Dàtán Fādiànchǎng) is a gas-fired power plant in Guanyin District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. At the capacity of 4,384 MW, the plant is the world's largest gas turbine combined cycle power plant[3] and Taiwan's largest gas-fired power plant.


  • Events 1
    • 2005 1.1
    • 2009 1.2
    • 2012 1.3
  • See also 2
  • References 3



On 16 December 2005, the power plant combined cycle Unit 1 and 2 with a capacity of 435.9 MW each went into commercial operation.[5]


On 31 December 2009, the power plant combined cycle Unit 4 and 5 were converted from low pressure to high pressure and started commercial operation on the day. This conversion increased the plant capacity by 507.4 MW.[1]


In 2012, the power plant carried out the Guidance Plan for Energy Industry Adaptive Action in Response to Climate Change to conduct an analysis on the impact of climate change, a vulnerability check and risk evaluation for the facilities within their domain.[6]

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