Letan (Hongshui) is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Hongshui river/basin in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 600 600 Active Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China Guangxi Guiguan Kaitou Electric Power


The project was developed by Guangxi Guiguan Kaitou Electric Power. Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power and Guangxi Development / Investment are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52% and 48% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 950 million cubic meter. Letan (Hongshui) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2001. The project cost is $438m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2005.

Power Purchase Agreement

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


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