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Houziyan is a 1,700MW hydro power project. It is located on Dadu river/basin in Sichuan, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2016. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development. GD Power Development, China Energy Investment and Sichuan Chuantou Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 69%, 21% and 10% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 706 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 130m. The project generated 7,015 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2016.

Contractors involved

Houziyan (Houziyan Phase I) is equipped with Harbin Electric Machinery turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 425MW nameplate capacity.

Houziyan (Houziyan Phase II) is equipped with Harbin Electric Machinery turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 425MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 generators.

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About Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development

Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development Co Ltd develops, constructs and operates hydroelectric power stations. The company supplies electricity. Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.