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November 24, 2021

Pengshui, China

By Carmen

Pengshui is a 1,750MW hydro power project. It is located on Wujiang river/basin in Chongqing, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,750 1,750 Active Chongqing, China Chongqing Datang International Pengshui Hydropower Development


The project was developed by Chongqing Datang International Pengshui Hydropower Development. Datang International Power Generation, Chongqing City Construction Investment, Chongqing Dingtai Energy Sources (Group), Chongqing Tuoyuan Industry, Guizhou Development Investment and Wu Jiang Shui Dian are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 12%, 12%, 12%, 12% and 12% respectively.

Pengshui is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 518 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 67m. The project generated 6,351 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,050.7m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 350MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 5 electric generators for the project.


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