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Baihetan construction progressing
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that concrete placement has been completed for the first dam section at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project.
Construction of all underground facilities at Baihetan dam complete
China Three Gorges Corporation has announced that it has completed the construction of all underground facilities at the Baihetan Dam, marking a major milestone at the 16GW project.
Final dam section completed at Wudongde project, China
The final dam section of the Wudonge hydropower project in China was completed on 4 May, marking completion of the world’s first 300m low heat concrete arch dam, China Three...
ABB to enable world’s first HVDC grid in China
ABB is to supply several critical elements to the world’s first high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China, enabling the integration of...
EMEC supporting marine energy industry in China
UK wave and tidal energy experts are building innovation links with China based on extensive experience at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland.
Chinese hydro figures
China experienced a 3% increase in hydropower generation in November, which hit 77.6B kWh.
Alstom commissions Xiangjiaba units
All four 800MW units manufactured by Alstom for China's 6400MW Xiangjiaba underground hydro power plant have now successfully entered commercial operation, the company has announced.
Xiluodu project starts initial operation in China
The second largest hydroelectric project in China – the 13.86GW Xiluodu project – begun initial operations this week following a successful three day test run.