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January 12, 2022

Tongtou, China

By Carmen

Tongtou is an 80MW hydro power project. It is located on Baoxing river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1995.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80 80 Active Sichuan, China Sichuan Baoxing River Electric Power

Description

The project was developed by Sichuan Baoxing River Electric Power. China Huaneng Group, Sichuan Electric Power Development, Ya’an Hydropower Development, Changjiang River Resource Hydropower Development and Ya’an Electric Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 68%, 12%, 10%, 8% and 2% respectively.

Tongtou is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 22.5 million cubic meter. The project generated 473.1 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1995.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

Chongqing Water Turbine Works was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

Chongqing Water Turbine Works supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 20 MVA.

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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