Mamaya is a 558MW hydro power project. It is located on Beipan river/basin in Guizhou, 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 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Guizhou Beipanjiang Electric Power. The project is currently owned by Guizhou Qianyuan Power with a stake of 51%, CPI Guizhou Jinyuan Group, Guangdong Energy Group, Hydrochina Guiyang Engineering, Liupanshui Jiangyuan Power Company Limited and Qianxinan Prefecture Industrial Investment Limited Liability Company .

The hydro reservoir capacity is 367 million cubic meter. The penstock diameter is 8m. The project generated 1,561 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $787.4m.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 18MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 1 electric generator installed at the site. The generator capacity is 18 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 180MW nameplate capacity.

DEC Dongfang Electric Machinery supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 180 MVA.

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