China's highest-altitude mega hydropower plant goes operational

Source: Xinhua| 2021-09-29 11:36:03|Editor: huaxia

CHENGDU, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A mega hydropower plant built at an average altitude of 3,000 meters, the highest one of its kind in China, went into operation on Wednesday.

The first two 500,000-kW power generation units went operational at the Lianghekou hydropower plant on the Yalong River in Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, Sichuan Province, marking the operation of the plant with a planned total installed capacity of 3 million kW. Enditem

KEY WORDS: China,Hydropower Plant,Yalong River