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November 23, 2021

Gezhouba, China

By Carmen

Gezhouba is a 2,715MW hydro power project. It is located on Yangtze river/basin in Hubei, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1970 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,715 2,715 Active Hubei, China China Gezhouba Group


The project was developed by China Gezhouba Group and is currently owned by China Three Gorges.

Gezhouba is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,580 million cubic meter. The project generated 18,300 GWh of electricity.

The project has 21 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1970 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Addnew Hydropower Limited & Addnew Technologies and Dongfang Electric.

Addnew Hydropower Limited & Addnew Technologies supplied 1 electric generator for the project.

About China Gezhouba Group

China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. It provides a wide range of services including dredging, foundation works, building construction, engineering survey, designing and construction. The company carries out power construction, equipment installation, water engineering, airport and port projects, municipal projects, real estate, equipment manufacturing, investment and financing, and planning and design activities. CGGC develops hydroelectric plants, power plants, ports, roads, railways, and industrial, commercial, civil and municipal buildings. The company operates along with its subsidiaries and affiliates in China and carries out projects internationally across South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Oceania and Africa. CGGC is headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei, China.


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