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November 26, 2021

Xilongchi, China

By Carmen

Xilongchi is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is located on Hutuo river/basin in Shaanxi, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,200 1,200 Active Shaanxi, China Sinohydro

Description

The project was developed by Sinohydro and is currently owned by State Grid Xin Yuan.

Xilongchi is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.85 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 640m. The project generated 1,805 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $987.78m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

About Sinohydro

Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

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