China’s Datang International Power Generation Co (DIPG) recently brought two projects to operation and has started to build a further 63MW of capacity, which has brought it to the ‘harvest stage’ in developing the hydropower part of its expanding portfolio.

Recently, DIPG brought onstream two hydropower plants with a combined installed capacity of 450MW. The plants are Longma and Tukehe in the Lixianjiang river catachment in Yunnan province.

The company is also developing 63MW of capacity on the Yunnan Luoze river. They recently received approvals and construction has commenced.

DIPG is diversifying its portfolio and has interested across energy resources, including other renewables such as wind, as well as nuclear and thermal plants.