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November 30, 2021

Shenxigou, China

By Carmen

Shenxigou is a 660MW hydro power project. It is located on Dadu river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 660 660 Active Sichuan, China Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development

Description

The project was developed by Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development. GD Power Development, China Energy Investment and Sichuan Chuantou Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 69%, 21% and 10% respectively.

Shenxigou is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 32 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 98.8m. The project generated 2,278 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,335m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

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Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Zhefu Holding Group was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 165MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Hydro Power(Hangzhou)Co supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 160 MVA.

About Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development

Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development Co Ltd develops, constructs and operates hydroelectric power stations. The company supplies electricity. Guodian Dadu River Hydropower Development is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Methodology

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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