Chahanwusu is a 309MW hydro power project. It is located on Kaidu river/basin in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||309||309||–||Active||Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China||Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Valley Hydro-power Developing|
The project is developed and owned by Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Valley Hydro-power Developing. The company has a stake of 100%.
Chahanwusu is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 125 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The project generated 1,081 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $241m.
The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.
Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 103MW nameplate capacity.
Harbin Electric Machinery supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
About Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Valley Hydro-power Developing
Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Valley Hydro-power Developing Co., Ltd. is an owner and developer of 309 MW Chahan Wusu Hydropower Project located in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.
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