Dashawan is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Muli river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 240 240 Active Sichuan, China


The project is currently owned by Muli County Muli River Dashawan Hydroelectric Development.

Dashawan is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 220m. The project generated 1,251.7 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $295.2m.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 2006.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Sichuan Dongfeng Electric Machine was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

Sichuan Dongfeng Electric Machine supplied 4 electric generators for the project.


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