Jinping I is a 3,600MW hydro power project. It is located on Yalong river/basin in Sichuan, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by China Gezhouba Group and Yalongjiang Hydropower Development. SDIC Electric Power and Sichuan Chuantou Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52% and 48% respectively.
Jinping I is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,760 million cubic meter. The project generated 16,620 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,836.4m.
The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.
Harbin Electric Power Equipment was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 6 units of Francis turbines, each with 600MW nameplate capacity.
The electric generators for the project were procured from Harbin Electric Power Equipment.
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About China Gezhouba Group
China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. It offers a wide range of services including dredging, foundation works, building construction, engineering survey, designing and construction. The company carries out power construction, equipment installation, water engineering, airport and port projects, municipal projects, real estate, equipment manufacturing, investment and financing, and planning and design activities. CGGC develops hydroelectric plants, power plants, ports, roads, railways, and industrial, commercial, civil and municipal buildings. The company operates along with its subsidiaries and affiliates in China and carries out projects internationally across South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Oceania and Africa. CGGC is headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
About Yalongjiang Hydropower Development
Yalongjiang Hydropower Development Co Ltd (Yalong Hydro), formerly Ertan Hydropower Development Company Ltd, a subsidiary of State Development and Investment Corp, is engaged in hydro power generation. The company builds and operates power stations. It operates wind and photovoltaic power, ecological agriculture, modern services, high-efficiency energy storage and electric power conversion businesses. The company’s project portfolio includes Lianghekou, Yangfanggou and others. Yalong Hydro is headquartered in Chengdu, China.