Hydroelectric Power Plants in China - Gansu
Bapanxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 36 MW bulb
Operation: 1975-1997
T/G supplier: Kaverner, Harbin, Alstom
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: The concrete maximum dam reaches 33m in height.

Photograph courtesy of Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Posted 11 Jun 2011

Bikou
Location: Gansu
Operator: Datang Gansu Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 100 MW Francis
Operation: 1977
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Quick facts: Bikou is on the Bailong River. The rock and earhtfill main dam is 101m tall and has a crest length of 297m.

Photograph courtesy of Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers
Posted 11 Jun 2011

Dalahekou
Location: Gansu
Operator: Gansu Xinmiao Power Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 17.5 MW Francis
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Zhefu
EPC: Northwest Survey and Design Institute, Gansu Water Resources and Hydropower Survey and Design Institute, Zhejiang Hydropower Construction Co Ltd, China Railway Construction Corp Ltd

Photograph courtesy of www.gscn.com.cn
Posted 28 Apr 2012

Gansu Hekou
Location: Gansu
Operator: Gansu Diantou Bingling Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 18.5 MW bulb
Operation: 2010-2011
T/G supplier: Tianfa
EPC: Sinohydro No 3
Quick facts: This HPP has the largest bulb turbines manufactured to that date in China.

Photograph courtesy of Tianjin Tianfa Heavy Hydropower
Posted 27 Dec 2014

Haidianxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 20 MW Francis
Operation: 2005-2006
T/G supplier: Liyuan
EPC: Gansu Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering Bureau
Quick facts: Construction at Haidianxia started in Dec 2003. Unit-1 went commercial on 24 Dec 2005 followed by the other units on 23 Jan and 4 May 2004, respectively. The site is in Lintao County, Dingxi Prefecture. Total investment was 534mn yuan.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 8 Jul 2012

Hanpingzui
Location: Gansu
Operator: Gansu Mingzhu Nanbu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 24 MW
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: Hangzhou
EPC: China National Electric Equipment Corp
Quick facts: Hanpingzui is on the Baishui River in southern Gansu. The first unit generated electricity in Jul 2005, one month ahead of schedule. The plant is connected to the 110kV substation at Yulei.

Photograph courtesy of China National Electric Equipment Corp
Posted 17 Apr 2010

Jili
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 10 MW bulb
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This run-of-river project is on Taohe River in Kangle County, Linxia Prefecture. Construction started in Jul 2009 and the project completed in Dec 2011.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 20 Oct 2011

Jiudianxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 100 MW Francis
Operation: 2008-2009
T/G supplier: Yibin Fuyuan
EPC: China Northwest Power Construction Group
Quick facts: The Jiudanxia project includes a 133m rockfill dam, left and right bank spillways, headrace tunnels, and the powerhouse. The site is in Zhuoni County, Gannan Prefecture in central Gansu. Total investment was 2,731mn yuan. Average production is 994 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 8 Jul 2012

Liujiaxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 225 MW, 1 X 300 MW Francis
Operation: 1969-1974
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: China National Water Resources & Hydropower Engineering

Photograph courtesy of Yellow River Conservancy Comm
Posted 26 Nov 2003

Sanjia
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 4.5 MW
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Yunnan Rundian Project Technology Consulting Co Ltd, Yunnan Construction Engineering Water Resources and Hydropower Construction Co Ltd
Quick facts: This plant is in Huaning County.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 20 Oct 2011

Lianlu-I
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 22 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Liyuan
EPC: China Gezhouba Group No 5 Enginering Co Ltd
Quick facts: Construction at Lianlu began in Apr 2007 and all three units were completed in Nov/Dec 2010. Total investment was 538mn yuan. The plant is in Weiyuan County, Dingxi City.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 8 Jul 2012

Xiacheng
Location: Gansu
Operator: CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 12.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2009-2010
T/G supplier: Liyuan
Quick facts: This plant is on the Tao River in Weiyuan County, Dingxi City.

Photograph courtesy of CPI Jiudianxia Gansu Hydropower Development
Posted 20 Oct 2011

Xiaoxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: SDIC Huajing Power Holdings Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 57.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2004-2005
T/G supplier: Hangzhou Electric
EPC: Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers, Sinohydro Bureau 4 Co
Quick facts: The last set at Xiaoxia went online in Mar 2005 after 42mos of construction. The plant is owned by SDIC (50%), Gansu Electric Power Construction Investment and Development Co (30%), and Gansu Provincial Power Co (20%).

Photograph courtesy of SDIC Huajing Power Holdings Co Ltd
Posted 17 Mar 2010

Yanguoxia
Location: Gansu
Operator: Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 10 X 44 MW Francis
Operation: 1961-1998
T/G supplier: Harbin, Dongfang
EPC: China National Water Resources & Hydropower Engineering, Northwest Hydro Consulting Engineers (NWH)

Photograph courtesy of Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd
Re-posted 21 May 2011

Zhouqu Suoertou
Location: Gansu
Operator: Gansu Mingzhu Zhouqu Hydro Power Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 22 MW Francis
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: Liyuan
EPC: Sinohydro No 10
Quick facts: This HPP is on Bailong River in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan AP.

Photograph courtesy of PowerChina
Posted 25 Jan 2015

Abbreviations

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

Updated 25-Jan-2015

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