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November 24, 2021

Houziyan, China

By Carmen

Houziyan is a 1,700MW hydro power project. It is located on Dadu river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,700 1,700 Active Sichuan, China Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development


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.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 706 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 130m. The project generated 7,015 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2016.

Contractors Involved

Houziyan (Houziyan Phase I) is equipped with Harbin Electric Machinery turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 425MW nameplate capacity.

Houziyan (Houziyan Phase II) is equipped with Harbin Electric Machinery turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 425MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 generators.

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.


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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