เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำไทวัสดุ has supplied two complete power items (5 and 6) for the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in jap 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 formally put into business operation. It is the world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with a rated velocity of 600 r/min and a capacity of 350 MW. There are six models put in in total on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station situated in Zhejiang Province.
Voith says that the performance of unit 5 obtained outstanding feedback from the house owners and consultants within the industry.
“The information showed that the unit meets our excellence criteria and thereby proves that the engineering, manufacturing, installation 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).