Wuqiangxi is a 1,700MW hydro power project. It is planned on Yuanshui river/basin in Hunan, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1986 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1994. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Wuling Power. The project is co-owned by CGN New Energy Holdings and Hunan Xiangtou Holding Group, with their respective ownership stake of 18.5% each.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 4,350 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 6,520.52 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1986. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1994.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Wuqiangxi (Wuqiangxi_Active) will be equipped with Voith Hydro Shanghai francis turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 248MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric Machinery is expected to supply 5 electric generators for the Wuqiangxi (Wuqiangxi_Active).

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About Wuling Power

Wuling Power Corporation, Ltd. is a China based hydro power generation company. Presently, it owns and operates 72 MW Hunan Dongping hydropower project, located in Hunan province, China.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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