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Huizhou is a 2,400MW hydro power project. It is located on Dong river/basin in Guangdong, 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 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Guangdong Pumped Storage Power Station Affiliated and is currently owned by China General Nuclear Power with a stake of 46%.

Huizhou is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 31.71 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 557m and 509m respectively. The project generated 4,563 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

ALSTOM Hydro China was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 306MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 8 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 334 MVA.

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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.