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November 30, 2021

Gongzui, China

By Carmen

Gongzui is a 770MW hydro power project. It is located on Dadu river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1966 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 770 770 Active Sichuan, China Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development

Description

The project was developed by Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development. GD Power Development, China Energy Investment and Sichuan Chuantou Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 69%, 21% and 10% respectively.

Gongzui is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 345 million cubic meter. Gongzui underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2002-2012. The project generated 4,020 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1966 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

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Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Dongfang Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 7 units of francis turbines, each with 110MW nameplate capacity.

About Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development

Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development Co Ltd develops, constructs and operates hydroelectric power stations. The company supplies electricity. Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

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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