Location of Dagangshan Dam in China
|Owner(s)||Dadu Hydropower Development Co., Ltd|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Arch|
|Height||210 metres (689 ft)|
|Length||610 metres (2,001 ft)|
|Width (crest)||10 metres (33 ft)|
|Width (base)||52 metres (171 ft)|
|Total capacity||724,000,000 cubic metres (586,956 acre·ft)|
|Max. water depth||205 metres (673 ft) (avg.)|
|Commission date||2015-2016 (est.)|
|Turbines||4 x 650 MW|
|Installed capacity||2,600 MW|
|Annual generation||11.43 billion kWh|
The Dagangshan Dam is an arch dam on the Dadu River near the village of Dagangshan in Sichuan Province, China. When fully commissioned. the dam will house a hydroelectric power station with 4 x 650 MW generators for a total installed capacity of 2,600 MW. Construction on the dam began in 2008 and the power plant in 2010, the first two generators were commissioned on 2 September 2015 and the entire project complete by 2016.
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