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November 24, 2021

Tianhuangping PSP, China

By Carmen

Tianhuangping PSP is a 1,800MW hydro power project. It is located on Xitiao river/basin in Zhejiang, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1994 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,800 1,800 Active Zhejiang, China East China Tianhuangping Pumped Storage

Description

The project is developed and owned by East China Tianhuangping Pumped Storage.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 8.9 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 6 in number. The penstock diameter is 3.2m. The project generated 3,160 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $860m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1994 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1998.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 turbines, each with 306MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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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