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November 19, 2021

Xiangjiaba, China

By Carmen

Xiangjiaba is a 6,400MW hydro power project. It is located on Jinsha river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 6,400 6,400 Active Sichuan, China China Three Gorges


The project is developed and owned by China Three Gorges.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,136 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 113.6m. The project generated 33,200 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $6,300m.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 889 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2012.

Contractors Involved

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

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 889 MVA.

About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) subsidiary of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, formerly known as China Three Gorges Project Corp, is a renewable energy company which develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company’s operations include hydropower project engineering, construction and management, electricity production, and provision of technical services. Its renewable energy business comprises construction, operation and development of solar and wind energy projects. The company develops hydropower projects of Yangtze River and its tributaries. It has operations throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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