Hydroelectric Power Plants in China - Chongqing

Location: Chongqing
Operator: Jiangkou Development Co
Configuration: 3 X 100 MW Francis
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Northeast Investigation Design & Research Inst, Sinohydro No 8
Quick facts: Jiangkou is on the Furong River in Wulong County. At completion, the 139m dam was the tallest, thin-arch dam in China. Work on the installation began in Jul 1999. This project was developed as a BOO project by local investors.

Photograph courtesy of China Northeastern Investigation Design & Research Co
Posted 12 Jul 2009

Location: Chongqing
Operator: Datang International Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 5 X 350 MW
Operation: 2008-2009
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: This project was approved by NDRC in 2004 and cost approximately Rmb 11.296bn. Unit-1 was put into commission on 23 Sep 2008. Pengshui is connected to the Chongqing Grid at 500kV.

Photograph courtesy of China Datang Corp
Posted 26 Nov 2010

Location: Chongqing
Operator: Chongqing Wujiang Industry Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Sichuan Dongfeng Generator Co Ltd
EPC: HydroChina Zhongnan Engineering
Quick facts: This HPP is on the upper reaches of the Youshui River in Youyang County. The project has a RCC gravity dam, a spillway, stilling basins, a dam-type intake, and a dam toe powerhouse. The dam reaches 63m in height and has a crest length of 187m. Mean annual output is expected to be 392 GWh and the total cost of the project was 900mn yuan. Construction started in Jul 2005.

Photograph courtesy of HydroChina Zhongnan Engineering
Posted 11 Jul 2009


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 03-Jan-2015