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Three Gorges Dam Hydro Electric Power Plant, China

Order Year

1997

Output

9,800MW

Plant Type

Hydro

Location

Yangtze River, Hubei Province, China

Estimated Investment

$30bn

Operations Start

2006

Completion

2010

Sponsor

China Yangtze Three Gorges Project Development Corporation

Lead Equipment Suppliers

GEC Alsthom, ABB, Kvaerner, Voith, Siemens, GE, Harbin Power Equipment, Dongfang Electrical Machinery

Construction

Chinese contractors

Hydro Units

14 x 700MW Francis units

Output

8,400MW
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