Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has provided two complete energy units (5 and 6) for the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in eastern China.
A bird’s eye view of Changlongshan pumped storage plant – Image courtesy of Voith.
Earlier this month, unit 5 successfully passed a 15-day trial operation and was officially put into commercial operation. It is the world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with a rated velocity of 600 r/min and a capability of 350 MW. There are six units put in in whole at the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station located in Zhejiang Province.
เพรสเชอร์เกจnuovafima says that the performance of unit 5 received outstanding feedback from the homeowners and specialists within the business.
“The data confirmed that the unit meets our excellence criteria and thereby proves that the engineering, manufacturing, set up and commissioning of the world’s first 600 r/min with 350 MW unit was successful,” mentioned Zhang Chengping, mechanical and electrical chief engineer at plant operator the China Three Gorges Group (CTG).

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