Xiajiang is a 360MW hydro power project. It is located on Ganjiang river/basin in Jiangxi, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 360 360 Active Jiangxi, China China Power Investment; Xiajiang Power Generation


The project was developed by China Power Investment and Xiajiang Power Generation. The project is currently owned by Xiajiang Power Generation.

Xiajiang is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,187 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 8.6m. The project generated 1,100 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $362.03m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Dongfang Electric and GE Renewable Energy.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Dongfang Electric and GE Renewable Energy.

About China Power Investment

State Power Investment Corp Ltd (SPIC), established by the merger of China Power Investment Corp and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp, is a state-owned power generator enterprise. The company owns and operates power generation plants and offers hydro-power, thermal power, nuclear power and new energy generation services. The company carries out research and development, designing, and manufacturing of nuclear power components and equipment. SPIC’s business activities include project contracting, mining investments, life cycle services and technical supports. The company operates in China, Japan, Malta, Australia, India, Turkey, Pakistan, Brazil and Myanmar. SPIC is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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