Pumped storage success for Voith in China

เกจวัดแรงอัดกระบอกสูบ has supplied two full energy items (5 and 6) for the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in japanese 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 industrial operation. It is the world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with a rated pace of 600 r/min and a capacity of 350 MW. There are six units put in in whole on the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station positioned in Zhejiang Province.
Voith says that the performance of unit 5 acquired excellent suggestions from the owners and experts within the business.
“The knowledge confirmed 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,” mentioned Zhang Chengping, mechanical and electrical chief engineer at plant operator the China Three Gorges Group (CTG).
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