Taipingyi is a 260MW hydro power project. It is located on Minjiang 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 construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1995. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Sichuan Huaneng Taipingyi Hydropower. China Huaneng Group and Aba Prefecture Hydropower Development are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.
Taipingyi is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.9 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 6m. The project generated 1,530 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $81.8m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 75 MVA.
The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1995.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to China Southern Power Grid under a power purchase agreement.
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