Pumped storage success for Voith in China

Voith Hydro has supplied two complete power 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 passed a 15-day trial operation and was officially 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 pressure gauge ลม put in in whole at the 2.1 GW Changlongshan station located in Zhejiang Province.
Voith says that the performance of unit 5 received excellent suggestions from the house owners and experts within the industry.
“The knowledge confirmed 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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