Qingtongxia is a 302MW hydro power project. It is located on Yellow river/basin in Ningxia, 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 1967. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Huanghe Hydropower Development.

Qingtongxia is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 606 million cubic meter. Qingtongxia underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1993. The project generated 1,350 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Harbin Electric Machinery and Zhefu Holding Group.

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About Huanghe Hydropower Development

Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd (Huanghe Hydropower) is a power generation company that offers power and hydropower generation services. The company’s services include electric energy, power and electricity generation, transmission, production, supplying, and distribution services. It also provides power and hydropower infrastructure development and management, power stations development and construction, production and sales of crystalline silicon products and solar cells and components. Huanghe Hydropower offers power stations production, operation, testing and maintenance, production and sales of electrolytic aluminum and development of mineral resources and others. The company owns and operates Qinghai Ge-ermu gas turbine power plant located in Qinghai, China. Huanghe Hydropower is headquartered in Xining, China.


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