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November 24, 2021

Guandi, China

By Carmen

Guandi is a 2,400MW hydro power project. It is located on Yalong river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,400 2,400 Active Sichuan, China Yalongjiang Hydropower Development

Description

The project was developed by Yalongjiang Hydropower Development. SDIC Electric Power and Sichuan Chuantou Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52% and 48% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 760 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 124m. The project generated 1,177.6 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,530.4m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

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Contractors Involved

Dongfang Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 600MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

About Yalongjiang Hydropower Development

Yalongjiang Hydropower Development Co Ltd (Yalong Hydro), formerly Ertan Hydropower Development Company Ltd, a subsidiary of State Development and Investment Corp, is engaged in hydro power generation. The company builds and operates power stations. It operates wind and photovoltaic power, ecological agriculture, modern services, high-efficiency energy storage and electric power conversion businesses. The company’s project portfolio includes Lianghekou, Yangfanggou and others. Yalong Hydro is headquartered in Chengdu, 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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