Yangqu Hydropower Station is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is planned on Yellow River river/basin in Qinghai, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Upper Yellow River Hydropower Development. State Power Investment, Gansu Province Electric Power Investment Group and Shaanxi Hydropower Development are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 94.17%, 3.47% and 2.36% respectively.

Yangqu Hydropower Station is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1,639 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 4,732 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of francis turbines, each with 400MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project.

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This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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