Tongtou is an 80MW hydro power project. It is located on Baoxing 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 Baoxing River Electric Power. China Huaneng Group, Sichuan Electric Power Development, Ya'an Hydropower Development, Changjiang River Resource Hydropower Development and Ya'an Electric Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 68%, 12%, 10%, 8% and 2% respectively.

Tongtou is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 22.5 million cubic meter. The project generated 473.1 GWh of electricity.

Development status

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 State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 20 MVA.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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