Ahai (Jinsha Lijiang) is a 2,000MW hydro power project. It is planned on Jinsha river/basin in Yunnan, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2011 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2012. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Jinsha River Hydropower Development. China Huadian, China Datang, China Huaneng Group, Hanergy Holding Group and Yunnan Investment Holding Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 35%, 23%, 23%, 11% and 8% respectively.

Ahai (Jinsha Lijiang) is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project will be 77m. The project is expected to generate 8,992 GWh of electricity.

The project consists of 5 generators.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2011. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2012.

Contractors involved

Sinohydro is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

GE Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 5 units of Francis turbines, each with 400MW nameplate capacity.

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About Jinsha River Hydropower Development

Jinsha River Hydropower Development Co., Ltd is focused in the generation and operation of electric power using hydro power plants. The company is headquartered in China.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.