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January 11, 2022

Xucun, China

By Carmen

Xucun is an 85.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Erhai river/basin in Yunnan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 85.8 85.8 Active Yunnan, China Huaneng Dali Hydrpower


The project was developed by Huaneng Dali Hydrpower and is currently owned by Huaneng Lancang River Hydropower with a stake of 100%.

Xucun is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 73 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 45m. The project generated 345 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $72.2m.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 28.6 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1997 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1999.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to China Southern Power Grid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Harbin Electric Machinery was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 28.6MW nameplate capacity.


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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