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January 13, 2022updated 17 Jan 2022 8:51am

Dashankou, China

By Carmen

Dashankou is an 80MW 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 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80 80 Active Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Hydropower Development


The project is developed and owned by Guodian Xinjiang Kaidu River Hydropower Development.

Dashankou is a run-of-river project. The project generated 310 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1991.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works supplied 4 electric generators for the project.


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