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November 26, 2021

Zhanghewan, China

By Carmen

Zhanghewan is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Gantao river/basin in Hebei, 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 1,000 1,000 Active Hebei, China


The project is currently owned by Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage.

Zhanghewan is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7.89 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 305m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 4 in number. The project generated 1,675 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $645.91m.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of pump turbines, each with 255MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Shanghai supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 278 MVA.


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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