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November 30, 2021

Dongfeng, China

By Carmen

Dongfeng is a 695MW hydro power project. It is located on wuxijiang river/basin in Guizhou, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1989 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 695 695 Active Guizhou, China Guizhou Wujiang Hydropower Development

Description

The project was developed by Guizhou Wujiang Hydropower Development. China Huadian and Guizhou Provincial Government are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

Dongfeng is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,025 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 6m. Dongfeng underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2003-2005. The project generated 2,420 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $319.93m.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site. The generator capacity is 125 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1989 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1994.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 190MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 190 MVA.

About Guizhou Wujiang Hydropower Development

Guizhou Wujiang Hydropower Development Company Ltd. is a company engaged in the business of development and construction of Hydropower in the Wujiang region, power generation, construction and installation projects and equipment supply.

Methodology

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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