Xibeikou HHP

Xi Beikou hydropower plant is located in Yichang, Hubei province, it is the third step plant set on the Huangbohe river, the branch of Changjiang river, it is equipped with 3 sets of 6300kW vertical Francis turbine generator units, the total installed capacity is 18900kW, turbine models HLA153-LJ-120, the plant operated over 20 years, runner efficiency is low and the distributor worn badly so as a poor operation stability.

The renovation started in 2014 applied by a new high efficiency runner HLGT153A-LJ-120, the output, efficiency, stability and other hydraulic performance improved after the new design.