Tarpein is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Tarpein river/basin in Kachin, Myanmar. 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 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by China Datang. Central China Power Grid International Economic & Trade, China Datang and Jiangxi Water Programming & Design Institute are currently owning the project.

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 4 in number. The project generated 1,065 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 60 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

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About China Datang

China Datang Corp Ltd (CDT) is a power generation enterprise group. It is a solely state-owned corporation that develops, invest, operates and manages electricity and heat energy. The company provide electronic information products and Instruments and Apparatuses such as memory card and card reader, software, meter for electricity, power plant, electric panel and cabinet. It also offers maintenance and commissioning services; power technology development and consultation services; and contracting and consulting services for electric power engineering and environmental protection projects, renewable energy development, contracting overseas and domestic projects through international bidding and many others. CDT is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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