Shangtongba is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Muli 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 a single phase. The project commenced construction in 2011. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Huadian Muli River Hydropower Development. The company has a stake of 100%.

Shangtongba is a run-of-river project. The project generated 1,099 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $319.4m.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 2011.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

Hangzhou Resource Power Equipment was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.

Hangzhou Resource Power Equipment supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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