Chahan Wusu is a 309MW hydro power project. It is located on Xinjiang Kaiduhe river/basin in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008. Buy the profile here.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 74 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 130m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The project generated 1,080 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $284.51m.
The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Northwest Power Grid under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 1,080GWh.
Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 103MW nameplate capacity.
Harbin Electric Machinery supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 117.7 MVA.
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