Zipingpu is a 760MW hydro power project. It is located on Mingjiang 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 commenced construction in 2000. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Dept of WC, Sichuan.

The gross head of the project is 156m.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 2000.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 turbines, each with 193.9MW nameplate capacity.

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