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November 24, 2021

Lawa, China

By Carmen

Lawa is a 2,000MW hydro power project. It is planned on Jinsha river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,000 2,000 Permitting Sichuan, China China Huadian; Huadian International Power; Tibet Development Investment Group

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by China Huadian, Huadian International Power and Tibet Development Investment Group. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 48%, 20% and 12% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 2,467 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 8,360 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $4,600m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 500MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

About China Huadian

China Huadian Corp Ltd (CHD) is an energy company carrying out construction, operations and managements of Power generation plants and supply services. The company offers services such as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, production, maintenance services, and other services. CHD carries out operations in various segments including power generation, coal, finance, and engineering technologies. It develops thermal power, hydropower, wind power, nuclear power, and solar power plants. CHD serves clients across energy, natural gas, fuel and others commercial entities in the related industries. The company runs its operations across China, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, India, the Philippines, Malaysia, and others. CHD is headquartered in Beijing, Xicheng, 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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