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November 22, 2021

Xiluodu, China

By Carmen

Xiluodu is a 13,860MW hydro power project. It is located on Jinsha Jiang river/basin in Sichuan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2005 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 13,860 13,860 Active Sichuan, China China Three Gorges

Description

The project is developed and owned by China Three Gorges.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 12,670 million cubic meter. The project generated 61,000 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $6,200m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.

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Power Purchase Agreement

China Southern Power Grid and State Grid Corporation of China are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Xiluodu (Xiluodu I A) is equipped with Voith Hydro Shanghai francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 770MW nameplate capacity.

Xiluodu (Xiluodu I B) is equipped with Dongfang Electric francis turbines. The phase consists of 9 turbines with 770MW nameplate capacity.

Xiluodu (Xiluodu II) is equipped with Harbin Electric francis turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 770MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Shanghai supplied 3 electric generators for the Xiluodu (Xiluodu I A). The generator capacity is 855.6 MVA.

Dongfang Electric supplied 9 electric generators for the Xiluodu (Xiluodu I B).

Harbin Electric supplied 6 electric generators for the Xiluodu (Xiluodu II).

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.

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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