Caojie is a 500MW hydro power project. It is located on Jialing river/basin in Chongqing, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||500||500||–||Active||Chongqing, China||Chongqing Navigation Construction and Development|
The project is developed and owned by Chongqing Navigation Construction and Development.
Caojie is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 20m. The project generated 1,996 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $515.875m.
The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Central China Grid under a power purchase agreement.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 128.2MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied 4 electric generators for the project.
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