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November 24, 2021

Huizhou, China

By Carmen

Huizhou is a 2,400MW hydro power project. It is located on Dong river/basin in Guangdong, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

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 Guangdong Pumped Storage Power Station Affiliated

Description

The project was developed by Guangdong Pumped Storage Power Station Affiliated and is currently owned by China General Nuclear Power with a stake of 46%.

Huizhou is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 31.71 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 557m and 509m respectively. The project generated 4,563 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $979.2m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to China Southern Power Grid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Tianjin Alstom Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 306MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 8 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 334 MVA.

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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