Tongbai is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is located on Baizhang river/basin in Zhejiang, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,200||1,200||–||Active||Zhejiang, China||East China Tongbai Pumped Storage Power Generation|
The project is developed and owned by East China Tongbai Pumped Storage Power Generation.
Tongbai is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 10.7 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 4 in number. The project generated 2,118 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $507.2m.
The project construction commenced in 2001 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.
VA TECH HYDRO supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 334 MVA.