Location of Jishixia Dam in China
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||101 m (331 ft)|
|Total capacity||263,500,000 m3 (213,600 acre·ft)|
|Turbines||3 x 340 MW Francis turbines|
|Installed capacity||1,020 MW|
The Jishixia Dam is a concrete face rock-fill embankment dam on the Yellow River in Qinghai Province, China. It is 101 m (331 ft) tall and downstream from the Gongboxia Dam. The purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power generation and flood control. The dam supports a power station with 3 x 340 MW Francis turbines for a total installed capacity of 1,020 MW. Construction on the dam began in 2005 and the river was diverted in March 2007. The first generator was operational in mid-2010 and the rest by the end of the year.
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