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January 18, 2022

Jinshaxia, China

By Carmen

Jinshaxia is a 70MW hydro power project. It is located on Datong river/basin in Qinghai, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 70 70 Active Qinghai, China Qinghai Datonghe Hydropower Development


The project is developed and owned by Qinghai Datonghe Hydropower Development.

Jinshaxia is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 72.5m. The project generated 249.51 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $52.04m.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 10MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 2004.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.


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