Dafan is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Daduhe river/basin in Sichuan, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Sichuan Chuantou Tianhewan Development.

The net head of the project is 482m. The project generated 976.34 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2011.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Central China Grid under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Harbin Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 123MW nameplate capacity.

Harbin Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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About Sichuan Chuantou Tianhewan Development

Sichuan Chuantou Tianhewan Development Corp Ltd (Chuantou Tianhewan) is engaged in construction and operation of step hydro power station in the Tianwanhe River. It generates, transmits and distributes electric energy. Chuantou Tianhewan is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.