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November 24, 2021

Guangzhou PSP, China

By Carmen

Guangzhou PSP is a 2,400MW hydro power project. It is located on Liuxi river/basin in Guangdong, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1989 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1993.

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

Description

The project is co-owned by China General Nuclear Power and State Development and Investment, with their respective ownership stake of 23% each.

Guangzhou PSP is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 535m. The project generated 4,889 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1989 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1993.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Guangzhou PSP (Guangzhou I) is sold to Hong Kong Pumped Storage Development under a power purchase agreement for a period of 40 years. The contracted capacity is 600MW.

Contractors Involved

Guangzhou PSP (Guangzhou I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy pump turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 300MW nameplate capacity.

Guangzhou PSP (Guangzhou II) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding pump turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 300MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the Guangzhou PSP (Guangzhou I). The generator capacity is 333 MVA.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 4 electric generators for the Guangzhou PSP (Guangzhou II).

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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