Wendeng is a 1,800MW hydro power project. It is located in Shandong, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed by State Grid Shandong Electric Power and State Grid Xinyuan Holdings. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Wendeng is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 120.43 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 471m. The project generated 2,700 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2023.

Contractors involved

Harbin Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 6 units of Francis turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.

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About State Grid Shandong Electric Power

State Grid Shandong Electric Power Co (State Grid Shandong), a subsidiary of State Grid Corporation of China is a supplier of electric power. It provides power distribution and power transmission services. The company operates through municipal power supply companies, integrated power units and county power supply companies. Its responsibilities are for the construction and management. State Grid Shandong is headquartered in Jinan, Shandong, China.

About State Grid Xinyuan Holdings

State Grid Xinyuan Holdings Co Ltd (State Grid Xinyuan Holdings) operates as a power company which provides hydropower station management, power transmission, power system services. The company is headquartered in China.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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