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November 24, 2021

Longyangxia, China

By Carmen

Longyangxia is a 1,280MW hydro power project. It is located on Yellow river/basin in Qinghai, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1987.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,280 1,280 Active Qinghai, China

Description

The project is currently owned by State Power Investment.

Longyangxia is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 24,700 million cubic meter. The project generated 5,942 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $336.3m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1987.

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Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 320MW nameplate capacity.

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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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