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Wuqiangxi is a 1,700MW hydro power project. It is located on Yuanshui river/basin in Hunan, 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. The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Wuling Power. The project is co-owned by CGN New Energy Holdings and Hunan Xiangtou Holding Group, with their respective ownership stake of 18.5% each.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 4,350 million cubic meter. The project generated 6,520.52 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1986 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Wuqiangxi (Wuqiangxi_Active) is equipped with Voith Hydro Shanghai francis turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 248MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery supplied 5 electric generators for the Wuqiangxi (Wuqiangxi_Active).

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About Wuling Power

Wuling Power Corporation, Ltd. is a China based hydro power generation company. Presently, it owns and operates 72 MW Hunan Dongping hydropower project, located in Hunan province, 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.