Hydroelectric Plants in China - Fujian
Datian Liujiaogong
Location: Fujian
Operator: Datian County Power Supply Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 12.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1997
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP is in Datian County, Sanming City. The masonry arch dam is 81m tall.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Dayan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 16 MW bulb
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP is part of the Jin Xi cacade in the upper Minjiang basin.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Chitan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 50 MW Francis
Operation: 1980
T/G supplier: Dongfang

Photograph courtesy of China Huadian Group
Posted 12 Mar 2005

Fengtou Reservoir
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Provincial Department of Water Resources
Configuration: 2 X 1.25 MW
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This is the major controlling reservoir on the Zhangjiang. Planning began in 1958 and the first design was completed in Jun 1974 with preliminary dam construction beginning in Nov 1974. The project received final approval in Nov 1975 and the first phase work reached substantial completion in Dec 1989. The concrete gravity dam has a maximum height of 60.1m and a crest length of 348m. It remains the largest dam of its type in the province. The right-bank dam power station started up in Mar 1987. Three more related SHP projects were built thereafter, one at the dam and two downstream. The site is in Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou City.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Fuding Sangyuan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fuding City Water Conservancy Bureau
Configuration: 3 X 12.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Ningde City Bureau of Water Resources and Electric Engineering
Quick facts: This HPP is in Panxi Town, Fuding County.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Gongchuan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 21.5 MW bulb
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Yongan Gongchuan Fujian Huadian Hydropower Investment Co Ltd
Quick facts: This HPP on the Mingjiang has a gravity dam, sluice, lock, and 110kv switchyard. The project is a 67:33 JV of Huadian and Fujian Power Group. Development began in 1999.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Gutian Shuangkoudu
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 16 MW Francis
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP on the Aojiang is in Gutian County.The masonry arch dam is 81m tall.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Hang Hau
Location: Fujian
Operator: Dehua Quanzhou Water & Electricity Authority
Configuration: 3 X 500 kW
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This is 57m tall RCC dam controlling the Hang Hau SHP cascade in Datian County, Sanming City. Dam construction began in Nov 1984 and substantial completion was achieved in Jun 1986. In total there are seven SHP totaling 14.7 MW. The dam power plant is on the right bank.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Hua'an Lianxi
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 15 MW Francis
Operation: 1979-1980
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: Construction on this HPP began on 1 Oct 1971. The first two sets went online in Oct 1979 and the second two in Apr 1980. The project is on the Jiulong River in Jiangbei Town.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Huang Lanxi-1
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 2.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1996
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP in Fuan City is the first of three plants in cascade.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Jieman
Location: Fujian
Operator: Youxi Basin Cascade Hydropower Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 150 MW Francis
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: Tianjin
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This project on the Youxi River is in Datian County, Sanming CIty. The 126m CFRD dam is the tallest in the province. The plant is connected to the local 220kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Jiuxianxi-1
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Putian Jiuxianxi Hydro
Configuration: 2 X 12.5 MW Pelton
Operation: 1996
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This is the head project for a four-plant cascade in Xianyou County, Putian City.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Jiangle Kongtu
Location: Fujian
Operator: Dehua Quanzhou Water & Electricity Authority
Configuration: 3 X 13.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1989-2000
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Longmentan-1
Location: Fujian
Operator: Dehua Quanzhou Water & Electricity Authority
Configuration: 2 X 9 MW, 2 X 1.6 MW
Operation: 1989-2000
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: The original Longmentan dam is located in Dehua County, Quanzhou City. This was China's second RCC dam. Engineering began in Dec 1985. The first unit commissioned in Sep 1989 and the second in Dec 1989. Two small units were added in 2000.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Longmentan-4
Location: Fujian
Operator: Dehua Quanzhou Water & Electricity Authority
Configuration: 2 X 14 MW Francis
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: Longmentan-4 is in Yongchun County, Quanzhou City. The masonry arch dam reaches 47m in height.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Longyan Baisha
Location: Fujian
Operator: Longyan Xinluo District Zhanpeng Hydro Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 35 MW Francis
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: Nanping, Dongfang
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Sinohydro
Quick facts: This HPP is 2km from Baisha Town, Longyan City. The RCC dam reaches 74.9m in height. The project is owned by Fujian Energy Investment Co. It was initially approved in Jun 1998 and approved by Fujian province in May 2004. Construction began in Jul 2004 and the project was handed over in Nov 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Mianhuatan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 150 MW Francis
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: Voith, Dongfang
Quick facts: In Dec 2001, the 600-MW Mianhuatan hydroelectric project went into operation. The plant is on the Tingjiang in Yongding County on the border of Fujian and Guangdong provinces. The total cost of the plant was Rmb 4.91bn and a $170mn loan was obtained from the ADB to assist in construction. Mianhuatan has a 111m RCC dam and a powerhouse with four 150-MW units. Voith supplied four 4.4-m Francis turbines which are equipped with Dongfang generators. Knight Piesold from the UK completed an engineering evaluation for the project, which also includes 360km of 220kV transmission line and accompanying substations.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Electric Power
Posted 17 Jan 2002

Minqing Ani
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Minqing Ani River Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 8 MW Francis
Operation: 1996
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: Construction on this project in Minqing County began in 1994. The dam reaches a maximum hieght of 66.5m.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Mowu
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Shunchang Mowu Hydro Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 15 MW bulb
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: Tianjin City Tianfa
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Sinohydro
Quick facts: This project is on the Jinxi River. The plant has a 33m high, 266m long gravity dam.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 4 Sep 2011

Nanyi Reservoir
Location: Fujian
Operator: Zhangzhou Nanjing Reservoir Authority
Configuration: 2 X 10 MW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This concrete gravity dam on the Jiulong River in Nanjing County is 97m high with a crest length of 193m. It impounds a reservoir of 522km²

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Nanping Xiayang
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 14.6 MW bulb
Operation: 2001-2002
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This project on the Tunxi River.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Nanping Zhaoku
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Minxing Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 20 MW bulb
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP in Nanping City is on the Tunxi River. It was officially commissioned on 18 Jun 2007. Annual production is expected to be 225 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Pinghe Liangba
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 8 MW Francis
Operation: 2002
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP is in Pinghe County, Zhangzhou City. Construction began in Sep 1999 and Units 1 and 2 completed their 72hr test runs on 13 Sep 2002 and 15 Oct 2002, respectively.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Pingnan Jinzaoqiao
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Jinzaoqiao Hydro Power Ltd Corp
Configuration: 2 X 33 MW Francis
Operation: 2008
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Jinzao River; a branch of the Huotong River. The power staiton is in Tangkou Village, in Pingnan County, Ningde City. The CFRD dam is 111m tall. A right bank intake opens into a 6.9km diversion tunnel which is followed by a 116m surge shaft. The power station was initally connected to Yanting Substation via Shangpei HPP, which is located 500m away from the project site. Construction began on 18 January 2007 and Units 1&2 started operation on 19 May and 15 June 2008, respectively.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Pingnan Wang
Location: Fujian
Operator: Pingnan Wang Hang Hydropower Co, Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 20 MW Francis
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This HPP in Pingnan County, Ningde City was approved in Jun 2002 and completed in Jan 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Pingnan Lidaping
Location: Fujian
Operator: Pingnan County Hengli Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 5.5 MW, 1 X 20 MW Francis
Operation: 1992-2007
T/G supplier: Nandian
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Ningde City Bureau of Water Resources and Electric Engineering
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Huotong River.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Pingnan Xianyuanping
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Jinzaoqiao Hydro Power Ltd Corp
Configuration: 16 MW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Ningde City Bureau of Water Resources and Electric Engineering
Quick facts: This HPP is on the Huotong River.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Qinshan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Mindong Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 35 MW Francis
Operation: 1999
T/G supplier: Hangzhou Hangfa
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This project is in Zhouning County, Ningde City. Mingdong Hydropower is a JV of China Huadian and Fujian Energy.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

Quanzhou Shanmei
Location: Fujian
Operator: Quanzhou Shanmei Reservoir Administration
Configuration: 3 X 30 MW Francis
Operation: 1970
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This reservoir project has three T/G sets, one machine in an underground powerhouse and two in a surface powerhouse.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Putian Dongzhen
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Provincial Department of Water Resources
Configuration: 2 X 1.56 MW Francis, 1 X 3.2 MW Francis
Operation: 1963-1980
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This multi-purpose, reservoir project is in Putian City. The rockfill, clay core dam reaches 59m in heigh and is 360m long. The Putian County Dongzhen Reservoir Engineering Command was established to advance the project in Mar 1958 and construction began 3mos later. Work was completed in Apr 1960.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 23 Oct 2013

Shanghang Jitou
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Provincial Department of Water Resources
Configuration: 3 X 6.5 MW
Operation: 1971-1973
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Minjiang Hydropower Engineering Bureau
Quick facts: This HPP in Shanghang City is on the upper reaches of the Tingjiang. Project design began in Sep 1966 and construction was slowed by difficult site logistics. The hollow gravity dam is 56m tall. The project was hit by major flooding 6mos after commissioing and repairs took almost a year. For some time thereafter, the plant was the backbone of the southwestern Fujian power grid.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Shanzai Reservoir
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fuzhou Water Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 15 MW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This multipurpose project is on the Aojiang River in Pandu Township, Lianjiang  County, Fuzhou City.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 21 Oct 2013

Shaxian Chengguan
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 16 MW bulb
Operation: 2002
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This project on the Shaxi, a tributary of the Mingjiang. The gravity dam reachs 27.5m in height

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Shaxikou
Location: Fujian
Operator: China Power Investment
Configuration: 4 X 75 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1987-1991
T/G supplier: Fuchunjiang Hydropower
EPC: East China Investigation & Design Institute
Quick facts: Shaxikou is on the Xiqi River, 14km upstream of Nanping City, and is part of the Minjiang River basin cascade, The plant is connected to the grid at 110kV and 220kV. The project took six years to build at a total cost of about RMB 1.07bn. Financing was from the Kuwait Arabian Development Fund.

Photograph courtesy of East China Investigation & Design Institute
Posted 29 Jan 2006

Shuidong
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 20 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1994
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This plant is in Youxi County, Sanming City.

Photograph by 梁敖 (Panoramio)
Posted 5 Aug 2012

Shuikou
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Electric Power
Configuration: 7 X 200 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: Hitachi
EPC: East China Investigation & Design Institute, Huatian Corp
Quick facts: Shuikou is on the Minjiang River 94km downstream of Nanping City. Average annual generation is 4,950mn GWh. The project has some of China's largest shiplocks. The concrete gravity dam is 101m high with a crest length of 783m. The project took just under 10yrs to build at a cost of RMB 8.5bn. Funding was from the World Bank.

Photograph by Chen Qinghui
Posted 29 Jan 2006

Shunchang
Location: Fujian
Operator: Fujian Shunchang Yangkou Hydro Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 16 MW bulb
Operation: 2008
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Sinohydro
Quick facts: The Shunchang hydro plant is on the Futunxii River 200m upstream from the Shunchang Yangkou bridge. The low-head plant has a 21m high, 327m long gravity dam and connects to the local 110kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 4 Sep 2011

Taining Liangqian
Location: Fujian
Operator: Taining County Hydropower Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 10 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1991-1992
T/G supplier: Wuhan Turbine Generator Factory
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, 2nd Hydroelectricity Corp of the Armed Police Force
Quick facts: This HPP is part of the the Jinxi River cascade. The first design was completed in Dec 1985 and the project received provincial approval in Aug 1986. This a JV founded by theTaining County (70%) and the province (30%). The project was completed in Jul 1992 at a cost of 89.94mn yuan.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Wan'anxi
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 15 MW Francis
Operation: 1994
T/G supplier: Zhejiang
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Quick facts: This project is near Xikou Township, Longyan City.

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 22 Oct 2013

   
Yongkou
Location: Fujian
Operator: Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 25 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1998-1999
T/G supplier: Fuchunjiang Hydropower Equipment Co
EPC: Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower, Sinohydro
Quick facts: This is the last of five lowhead hydro plants on the Minjiang. It connects to the local 110kV grid

Photograph courtesy of Fujian Provincial Investigation, Design & Research Inst of Water Cons & Hydropower
Posted 20 Oct 2013

Abbreviations

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

Updated 30-Oct-2013

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