Hydroelectric Plants in China - other provinces

Ankang
Location: Shaanxi
Operator: Shaanxi Electric Power Corp
Configuration: 4 X 200 MW Francis
Operation: 1990-1992
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Beijing State Power Water Power Engineering, No 3 Bureau of Hydropower Construction
Quick facts: Ankang is a large gravity dam power station on the Han River. Construction began in 1978 and the dam structure was completed in Dec 1989. The first unit went online on 12 Dec 1990.

Photograph courtesy of China Survey and Mapping Yearbook
Posted 12 Jun 2011

Daguangba
Location: Hainan
Operator: China Guodian Corp
Configuration: 4 X 60.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1993-1995
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: China Power Complete Equipment Co Ltd
Quick facts: This multipurpose project was the largest HPP on Hainan when completed. China Guodian has a 66.1% stake in the project, China Great Wall Asset Management Corp 23.01%, and National Development Bank 10.89%.

Photograph courtesy of China Guodian Corp
Posted 13 Jun 2010

Linhekou
Location: Shaanxi
Operator: Shaanxi Lan River Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 24 MW Francis
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: This HPP has a 96.5m tall, 311m long RCC dam on the Lanjiang. Construction began in May 2000, impoundment began on 27 Oct 2003 and ll three units were online by May 2004. The plant is in Langao County, Ankang City

Photograph courtesy of National Energy Admininstration
Posted 14 Feb 2014

Shiquan
Location: Shaanxi
Operator: Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 5 X 45 MW Francis
Operation: 1975-2001
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: Shiquan is on the Han River. Construction on the first phase started in 1971. Two additional units were added in a new powerhouse on the left bank in 2000 and 2002, respectively. The 65m concrete, hollow gravity dam has a crest length of 353m.

Photograph courtesy of Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Posted 11 Jun 2011

Shuhe
Location: Shaanxi
Operator: Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 45 MW bulb
Operation: 2009-2010
T/G supplier: Harbin, Dongfang
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers, Sinohydro No 11
Quick facts: Shuhe is a run-of-river project on the Hanjiang in Shuhe Town, Xunyang county, Ankang City. The project received NDRC approval on 10 Sep 2008 and construction began on 20 Feb 2006. Unit-1 went commercial on 26 Dec 2009 and Unit-6 completed on 15 Oct 2010.

Photograph courtesy of Changjiang River Water Resources Commission
Posted 14 Feb 2014

Taipingwan
Location: Liaoning
Operator: GD Power Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 47.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1986-1987
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Northeast Investigation Design & Research Inst, China Power Complete Equipment Co Ltd
Quick facts: This project is on the lower Yalu and is a JV with North Korea. Chinese companies built the plant and have entire operating responsibilities. First design was in 1978, river closure was in Sep 1983, first concrete was at the end of 1984, and the first unit commissioned on 25 Dec 1986. The concrete gravity dam is 1,185m long and 31.5m high. Average output is about 720 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of China Northeastern Investigation Design & Research Co
Posted 19 Jul 2009

Wanjiazhai
Location: Shanxi
Operator: Yellow River Wanjiazhai Project Development Corp
Configuration: 6 X 204 MW Francis
Operation: 1999-2000
T/G supplier: Tianjin, Harbin
EPC: Beifang Investigation Design & Research, Sinohydro Bureau No 1
Quick facts: Wanjiazhai Water Control Project comprises the first phase of basin development of the middle reaches of the Yellow River. The left bank is part of Pianguan Co, Shanxi, and the right bank is part of Zhunger Banner, Inner Mongolia. The State Planning Commission approved the project in 1993, construction started in 1994, and river closure was completed in Dec 1995. Impoundment began on 1 Oct 1998 and the first unit went online on 28 Nov 1998, about a month ahead of schedule. Along with water storage, the plant is expected to supply about 2.75 TWh/yr for the North China grid. The concrete gravity dam reaches 105m in height and has a crest length of 443m.The three investment partners for the Rmb 6.058bn project are the Ministry of Water Resources, and the provincial governments of Shanxi and Inner Mongolia.

Photograph by jack_bai (Panaramio)
Re-posted 24 Sep 2011

Xihe
Location: Shaanxi
Operator: Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 60 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Beijing Guodian Water Power Engineering Co
Quick facts: Xihe is on the Hanjiang in Shiquan county, Ankang City. Construction started on 3 Jun 2003, impoundment began on 18 Jun 2006, and the first unit started-up on 30 Jun 2006. The RCC dam is 62.8m tall and 246m long.

Photograph courtesy of www.tupain58. com
Posted 14 Feb 2014

Yulongkashi Dakequke
Location: Xinjiang
Operator: Huadian Hotan Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 35 MW, 2 X 500 kW Francis
Operation: 2015
T/G supplier: Nandian
EPC: Sinohydro No 9
Quick facts: This HPP is in Hotan County, Hotan Prefecture. It commissioned on 5 Aug 2015 and connects to the local 110kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of xjny.ts.cn
Posted 5 Jul 2016

Abbreviations

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

Updated 05-Jul-2016

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