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January 25, 2022

Shizitan, China

By Carmen

Shizitan is a 51MW hydro power project. It is located on Longxi river/basin in Chongqing, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1956.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 51 51 Active Chongqing, China


The project is currently owned by State Power Investment.

Shizitan is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,027 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 64.3m. The penstock length is 133.2m. The penstock diameter is 5m. The project generated 206 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 12MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 15MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1956.

Power Purchase Agreement

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


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