Shilmen is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Da Han river/basin in Taoyuan County, Taiwan. 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 1955. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Taiwan Power.

Shilmen is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 309 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock diameter is 4.5m. The project generated 230 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 1955.

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