Hydroelectric Plants in China - Jiangxi & Zhejiang

Dongjin
Location: Jiangxi
Operator: Huadian Power International Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 30 MW
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: China Power Complete Equipment Co Ltd, Sepco No 3

Photograph courtesy of Sepco No 3
Posted 1 Jul 2007

Huaguangtan-2
Location: Zhejiang
Operator: Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 12.5 MW Francis
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Zhejiang Zhengbang Hydroelectric Power Construction Corp
Quick facts: Huaguantan has two HPP with a total capacity of 85MW. The investment was 689mn yuan. Construction started construction in Apr 2002, and both plants were commercial in Sep 2005. The site is in Longgang Town, 70km from Lin'an City.

Photograph courtesy of Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Co Ltd
Posted 21 Sep 2014

Jinshuitan
Location: Zhejiang
Operator: Zheijaing Electric Power
Configuration: 6 X 50 MW Francis
Operation: 1987-1988
T/G supplier: Hangfa
EPC: East China Investigation & Design Institute, Twelfth Engineer Bureau of Water and Electric Power
Quick facts: Jinshuitan is the first hydropower station in the Oujkiang River cascade. Construction started in Oct 1981, the dam was closed in Oct 1983, and the first unit went online in Apr 1987. The plant is connected to the grid at 220kV. The total cost was RMB 554mn and average annual output is 490 GWh.

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

Kuo
Location: Jiangxi
Operator: Jiangxi Yijie Hongfang Industrial Development Co Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 5 MW bulb
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Sepco No 3
Quick facts: This project is in Xiushui County, Jiujiang City.

Photograph courtesy of Sepco No 3
Posted 14 Nov 2012

Shitang
Location: Zhejiang
Operator: China Huaneng Group
Configuration: 3 X 29 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: Dongfang, Zhejiang Jinlun
EPC: East China Investigation & Design Institute
Quick facts: Shitang is one of the Oujiang basin cascade power stations and is located on the Daxi River 38km downstream from Lishui City. The plant took four years to build and cost RMB 140mn. Annual mean output is 189 GWh.

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

Tangkeng
Location: Zhejiang
Operator: Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 200 MW, 1 X 4 MW Francis
Operation: 2008-2009
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: East China Investigation and Design Institute, Sinohydro No 2
Quick facts: Tankeng Dam is a 162m tall, concrete-face rock-fill embankment dam on the Oujiang, 24km west of Qingtian. The dam was planned from the early 1980s, but not approved until May 2003. Construction on the dam began that same year and impoundment began in Apr 2008. On 15 Aug 2008, the first generator became operational, the second on 12 Jan 2009 and the third on 10 Juy 2009.

Photograph courtesy of Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Co Ltd
Posted 21 Sep 2014

Wan'An
Location: Jiangxi
Operator: China Guodian Corp
Configuration: 5 X 100 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1990-2002
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Yangtze Water Resource Commission
Quick facts: This project is on the Gan Rivr which runs through the center of Nanchang prefecture and then into Lake Poyang. It is the largst HPP in the province. Development of the plant began in 1983 and the first unit went online on 16 Nov 1990. A fifth unit was added in 2002.

Photograph courtesy of China Guodian Corp
Posted 14 Sep 2008

Xin'anjiang
Location: Zhejiang
Operator: East China Electric Power Corp
Configuration: 5 X 72.5MW, 4 X 75 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1963-1977
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: China National Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering Corp
Quick facts: This 105m dam on the Xin'An river is 465m long. It forms a 100km long reservoir. This is considered the first large-scale hydro project with fully Chinese electromechnical equipment, although it was built with Soviet assistance.

Photograph by Cai Jinxi (Panoramio)
Posted 14 Sep 2008

Zhelin
Location: Jiangxi
Operator: State Grid Jiangxi Power Co
Configuration: 4 X 45 MW, 2 X 120 MW Francis
Operation: 1972-2002
T/G supplier: Dongfang, Harbin
EPC: Hydrochina Guiyang Engineering Corp
Quick facts: This multipurpose project is in Yongxiu County, Jiujiang City. The extension project began in Dec 1998. The first 120-MW unit went online in Dec 2001 and the second in May 2002. Annual from production from the whole plant is about 630 GWh and it connects to the 220kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of PowerChina
Posted 10 Jun 2015

Abbreviations

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

Updated 10-Jun-2015

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