Lidi is a 420MW hydro power project. It is located on Lancang-Mekong river/basin in Yunnan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 420 420 Active Yunnan, China Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower


The project is developed and owned by Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower.

Lidi is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 75 million cubic meter. The project generated 1,753 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $396.769m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 140MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.

About Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower

Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower Co., Ltd. (HLRH), a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group is an energy and utilities service provider. The company is involved in the hydropower generation and sales; construction and development of hydropower projects; and the operation and management of hydropower stations. It mainly focuses on developing projects in the drainage area of the Lancang River Basin and adjacent areas. The company executes renewable energy projects such as solar photovoltaics and wind power projects. It has investments in the cascade hydropower development project of the Lancang River Basin. HLRH is headquartered in Yiliang County, Beijing, China.


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