Hydroelectric Power Plants in China - Guangxi

Baise Fuluhe-II
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 1.6 MW Francis
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP is in Youjiang district, about 50km from Baise CIty center. The project is fed by 3,253m of water channels and cost Rmb 25mn. It took about 1yr to build.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Posted 25 May 2015

Letan
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 150 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2008
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Guangxi Electric Power Survey & Design Institute, Guangxi Hydroelectric Construction Bureau
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Hongshuihe in Xincheng County, Laibin City. Guangxi Guiguan EPC is controlled by China Datang.

Photograph courtesy of China Datang
Posted 8 Oct 2014

Longtan
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Longtan Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 9 X 714 MW Francis
Operation: 2007-2009
T/G supplier: Voith, Dongfang, Harbin, Tianjin
EPC: Monenco, Mid-South Design and Research Inst for Hydroelectric Projects, China Gezhouba Group Corp, Sinohydro Engineering Bureaus 7&8
Quick facts: With completion of the final unit, Longtan became the second largest hydroelectric power station in China. China Datang is the controlling shareholder for the $4.2bn project. The 216.2m RCC dam on the Hongshui River is the tallest of its type in the world. Initial planning began in the 1950s, but site construction did not get underway until 1990 and dam construction started in Jul 2001. Unit-1 began commissioning in May 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Longtan Hydropower Development Co
Posted 7 Mar 2010

Naji Dam
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Baise Multipurpose Project
Configuration: 3 X 16 MW Francis
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: Liyuan
EPC: Sinohydro Bureau 16
Quick facts: In Mar 2004, the World Bank agreed a $91mn loan to partially finance the Fourth Inland Waterways Project to improve navigability of southern China's major east-west waterways, and to use the water flow to produce energy for Guangdong and Guangxi. In Guangxi, the project included funding for the construction of the Naji Dam and HPP on the You River in Baise City.

Photograph courtesy of Sinohydro
Posted 18 Mar 2012

Qiaogong
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Fangyuan Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 8 X 57 MW bulb
Operation: 2008-2009
T/G supplier: Tianjin Alstom Hydro
Quick facts: In Sep 2005, TAH signed a Rmb 500mn contract with Guangxi Fangyuan Power for four 57-MW bulb T/G sets and accessories for the Qiaogong plant on the Hongshui River in Laibin Prefecture. At the time, the 7.4m diameter turbines were the largest in China and remain among the largest in the world. Four additional units were ordered later and the power station was progressively commissioned from Jul 2008 to Dec 2009 at a total cost of Rmb 2.4bn.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Fangyuan Power Co Ltd
Posted 14 Oct 2011

Tiandong Xiandenggao
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 2.5 MW, 1 X 10 MW Francis
Operation: 1999-2011
T/G supplier: Nanning Guiboyuan
Quick facts: This is the first of four SHP built by Guangxi Denggao in Tiandong County, Baise City, on the Longxu River, a right-bank tributary of the Youjiang. Three units were built first at a cost of Rmb 45mn. A 10-MW set went online on 13 May 2011, built at a cost of Rmb 54mn.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Posted 25 May 2015

Tiandong Xianpowei
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 3.2 MW, 1 X 6.3 MW
Operation: 2001-2011
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This is the second of the SHP on the Longxu cascade. Two units commissioned in ealry 2001 afte 15mos of construction at a cost of Rmb 54mn. A 6.3-MW set went online on 28 Jul 2011 at a cost of Rmb 40.3mn.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Posted 25 May 2015

Tiandong Xiantongmei
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 2 MW Francis
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Construction on this SHP began on 7 Oct 2004 and completed in Sep 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Denggao Group Co Ltd
Posted 25 May 2015

Yantan
Location: Guangxi
Operator: Datang Yantan Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 302.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1992-1997
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Guangxi Electric Power Industry Design, China Power Complete Equipment
Quick facts: Yantan has a 110m gravity dam is on the Hongshuihe River. The World Bank assisted in funding the project, which is connected to the grid with two single-circuit 500kV lines and three substations supplied by ABB. In Dec 2007, Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power Co Ltd agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Datang Yantan Hydropower from China Datang Corp for $383mn.

Photograph courtesy of Guangxi Electric Power Industry Design
Posted 29 Mar 2008

Abbreviations

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

Updated 01-May-2016

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