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November 30, 2021

Dahua, China

By Carmen

Dahua is a 615MW hydro power project. It is located on Hongshui river/basin in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 615 615 Active Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power


The project is developed and owned by Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

Dahua is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 815 million cubic meter. Dahua underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1998-2002, 2007-2009. The project generated 3,319 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to China Southern Power Grid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

IMPSA was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of kaplan turbines, each with 123MW nameplate capacity.

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 100 MVA.

About Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power

Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power Co Ltd (GGEP), a subsidiary of China Datang Corp is an energy company that constructs, develops and operates power station for electricity generation. The company constructs and operates thermoelectric power plants, hydro power stations, and converting stations. It also provides electric power financial technology consulting services. GGEP operates hydro power stations such as Longtan, Yantan, Pingban, Dahua, Bailongtan, Letan, and Sichuan Tianlong Lake, Jinlongtan, Xiannianbao and Hubei Yanduhe. The company sells its electricity to electric distributors in Guangxi province. It operates hydropower stations and thermal power plants in Shandong Yantai. GGEP is headquartered in Nanning, China.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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