Abstract : A new mega hydropower station in China has started to store water in its dam, preparing to begin generating electricity in July.
KUNMING, April 7 (Xinhua) — A new mega hydropower station in China
has started to store water in its dam, preparing to begin generating
electricity in July.
Baihetan on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze, straddles the southwest provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan.
With a total installed capacity of 16 million kilowatts, it is the
second-largest hydropower station in China in terms of installed
capacity, second only to the Three Gorges Dam project in the central
province of Hubei. The project has been undertaken by the China Three
The first batch of Baihetan’s generating units will go into operation
in July 2021, and all units are expected to be operational by July
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