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November 23, 2021

Jinping II, China

By Carmen

Jinping II is a 4,800MW 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 2007 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 4,800 4,800 Active Sichuan, China China Gezhouba Group; Yalongjiang Hydropower Development

Description

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

Jinping II is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 14.28 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 318.8m and 288m respectively. The project generated 24,230 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $4,868.832m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 600MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 8 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 667 MVA.

About China Gezhouba Group

China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. It provides a wide range of services including dredging, foundation works, building construction, engineering survey, designing and construction. The company carries out power construction, equipment installation, water engineering, airport and port projects, municipal projects, real estate, equipment manufacturing, investment and financing, and planning and design activities. CGGC develops hydroelectric plants, power plants, ports, roads, railways, and industrial, commercial, civil and municipal buildings. The company operates along with its subsidiaries and affiliates in China and carries out projects internationally across South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Oceania and Africa. CGGC is headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei, China.

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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