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January 10, 2022

Enshi Laodukou, China

By Carmen

Enshi Laodukou is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Mashui river/basin in Hubei, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Active Hubei, China Guodian Changyuan Laodukou Hydroelectric


The project is developed and owned by Guodian Changyuan Laodukou Hydroelectric.

Enshi Laodukou is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 88m and 73m respectively. The project generated 251.29 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $93.641m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

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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 Machinery Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 45.92MW nameplate capacity.

Sichuan Dongfeng Electric Machinery Works supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 45 MVA.

About Guodian Changyuan Laodukou Hydroelectric

Guodian Changyuan Laodukou Hydroelectric Co., Ltd. is a hydro power generation company. It owns and operates 90 MW Hubei Enshi Laodukou Hydropower Station Project located in Hubei Province, China.


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