Lubuge is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Nanpan river/basin in Yunnan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1982 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1988.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 600 600 Active Yunnan, China CSG Power Generation


The project is developed and owned by CSG Power Generation. The company has a stake of 100%.

Lubuge is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 111 million cubic meter. The project generated 2,845 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $145.4m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1982 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1988.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Kvaerner Power Equipment was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Shanghai supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 198 MVA.

About CSG Power Generation

CSG Power Generation Co Ltd (CPGC), China Southern Power Grid Co Ltd, is a power generation company that offers electricity generation services. The company’s services include electric energy, power and electricity generation, transmission, supplying, production, and distribution services. It also provides operations, maintenance, management and construction of variable load and frequency plants, power production plants operations development and management services. CPGC offers hydropower production plants operations and management and pumped-storage hydropower plants operations and management services. The company owns and operates four power plants such as Guizhou, Yunnan and Guangdong, Guangzhou and Huizhou plants. It provides its services through its power plants located across China. CPGC is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.


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