Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has provided two complete power models (5 and 6) for the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in jap China.
A bird’s eye view of Changlongshan pumped storage plant – Image courtesy of Voith.
Earlier this month, unit 5 successfully handed a 15-day trial operation and was officially put into industrial 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 เกจปรับแรงดันแก๊ส put in in whole on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station situated in Zhejiang Province.
Voith says that the performance of unit 5 obtained outstanding feedback from the owners and consultants in the business.
“The data confirmed that the unit meets our excellence standards and thereby proves that the engineering, manufacturing, installation 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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