Shimenkan is a 130MW hydro power project. It is located on Babianjiang river/basin in Yunnan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 130 130 Active Yunnan, China Yunnan Datang International Lixianjiang Hydropower Development


The project is developed and owned by Yunnan Datang International Lixianjiang Hydropower Development.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 197 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 116m and 70m respectively. The project generated 570 GWh of electricity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 2008.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to China Southern Power Grid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Zhefu Holding Group was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.


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