As a sub-contractor to Dongfang, Alstom will supply, erect and commission one of the plant’s four 300MW reversible pump turbine units and provide components for the other three.

The first unit is scheduled for operation at the end of 2008, and the last in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Heimifeng plant, owned by Wuling Electric Power, is the first pumped storage scheme in Hunan province.