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January 5, 2022

Kushitayi, China

By Carmen

Kushitayi is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Kukesu river/basin in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2009 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 100 100 Active Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China Xinjiang Yili Kukesu River Water and Electricity

Description

The project is developed and owned by Xinjiang Yili Kukesu River Water and Electricity. The company has a stake of 100%.

Kushitayi is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 150 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 70.4m. The project generated 350 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $155.2m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 15MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 35MW nameplate capacity.

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The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

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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