Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has equipped two full energy units (5 and 6) for the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in japanese China.
A bird’s eye view of Changlongshan pumped storage plant – Image courtesy of Voith.
Earlier this month, unit 5 efficiently passed a 15-day trial operation and was officially put into commercial operation. It is the world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with a rated speed of 600 r/min and a capability of 350 MW. There are เกจ์แรงดัน put in in complete on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station situated in Zhejiang Province.
Voith says that the performance of unit 5 acquired excellent feedback from the homeowners and specialists in the business.
“The information confirmed that the unit meets our excellence standards and thereby proves that the engineering, manufacturing, set up and commissioning of the world’s first 600 r/min with 350 MW unit was profitable,” said Zhang Chengping, mechanical and electrical chief engineer at plant operator the China Three Gorges Group (CTG).
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