Zhexi is a 947.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Zishui river/basin in Hunan, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||947.6||947.6||–||Active||Hunan, China||Hunan Power Construction|
The project was developed by Hunan Power Construction.
Zhexi is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,570 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 75m and 52m respectively. The project generated 2,722 GWh of electricity.
Zhexi (Zhexi Phase I) consists of 6 units of francis turbines with 74.6MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1962.
Zhexi (Zhexi Phase II) is equipped with Tianjin Alstom Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 250MW nameplate capacity.
Tianjin Alstom Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the Zhexi (Zhexi Phase II).