Hunanzhen is a 270MW hydro power project. It is located on wuxijiang river/basin in Zhejiang, 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 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Zhejiang Huadian Wuxijiang Hrdropower Plant and is currently owned by China Huadian with a stake of 100%.

Hunanzhen is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,060 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 300m. The penstock diameter is 7.2m. Hunanzhen underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1996. The project generated 540 GWh of electricity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 42.5 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1996.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 turbine with 100MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of bulb turbines, each with 42.5MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 100 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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