Funing is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is planned in Hubei, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by State Grid Corporation of China. The company has a stake of 100%.

Funing is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 437m. The project is expected to generate 16,060 GWh of electricity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2027.

Contractors involved

Harbin Electric Machinery will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 4 units of pump turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery is expected to supply 4 electric generators for the project.

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About State Grid Corporation of China

State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) is a state-owned power utility. The company’s core business includes the construction and operation of power grids. It focuses on research and development of ultra-high voltage (UHV) transmission and smart grid technologies. SGCC owns proprietary intellectual property rights and promotes the export of technology and related equipment. It also operates large scale commercial UHV projects. SGCC supplies power to municipalities, provinces, and autonomous regions, servicing most of the territory in China. The company invests in and operates energy networks in Australia, Brazil, Chile, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Oman, the Philippines, and Portugal. SGCC is headquartered in Beijing, China

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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