Final unit on Baihetan's left bank operational

23 September 2022

The final power generation unit on the left bank of China's Baihetan hydropower station went into operation on September 22, developer China Three Gorges Corporation shared on its twitter page.

Located on the lower reaches of the Jinsha River in central Hubei Province, Baihetan Hydropower Station is the world’s largest power plant currently under construction. It is also one of the key sources for transmitting electricity from western areas to East China. 

The Baihetan hydropower station is designed to have 16 domestically-made generating units each with a 1GW capacity. With an installed capacity of 16 GW, it guarantees an output of 5.5GW and generates an average 62.521 TWh of power annually, CTG said.

Images from @CTG_1993 twitter feed


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