Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has supplied two complete energy items (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 efficiently handed 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 models installed in whole on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station situated in Zhejiang Province.
ตัววัดแรงดัน says that the performance of unit 5 obtained outstanding feedback from the owners and specialists in the trade.
“The information showed that the unit meets our excellence standards 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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