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November 24, 2021

Qingyuan, China

By Carmen

Qingyuan is a 1,280MW hydro power project. It is located on Qinhuang river/basin in Guangdong, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,280 1,280 Active Guangdong, China CSG Power Generation


The project is developed and owned by CSG Power Generation.

Qingyuan is a pumped storage project. The gross head and net head of the project are 504.5m and 502.7m respectively. The project cost is $800m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Contractors Involved

Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 units of Francis turbines, each with 320MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Hydro Power (Hanzhou) was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 generators.

About CSG Power Generation

CSG Power Generation Co Ltd (CPGC), China Southern Power Grid Co Ltd, is a power generation company that offers electricity generation services. The company’s services include electric energy, power and electricity generation, transmission, supplying, production, and distribution services. It also provides operations, maintenance, management and construction of variable load and frequency plants, power production plants operations development and management services. CPGC offers hydropower production plants operations and management and pumped-storage hydropower plants operations and management services. The company owns and operates four power plants such as Guizhou, Yunnan and Guangdong, Guangzhou and Huizhou plants. It provides its services through its power plants located across China. CPGC is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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