Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has supplied 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 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 pace of 600 r/min and a capability of 350 MW. There are six items put in in complete on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station located in Zhejiang Province.
เกวัดแรงดัน says that the performance of unit 5 received outstanding suggestions from the owners and experts 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,” stated Zhang Chengping, mechanical and electrical chief engineer at plant operator the China Three Gorges Group (CTG).

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