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Rare and endemic fish release for CTG at Wudongde
06 October, 2021
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has released 250,000 rare and...
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Baihetan hits 5 billion kWh electricity mark
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation’s (CTG) Baihetan hydropower station – the largest hydro project currently under construction – has hit the milestone of generating 5 billion kWh electricity.

Three Gorges project operates at full capacity
Friday, September 10, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the Three Gorges Project – the world’s largest hydropower project – connected all of its 34 power units to the grid on August...

CTG places all 96 units at its hydro plants in operation for first time
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that its six cascade hydropower plants along the main stream of the Yangtze River put all of their 96 power units into operation on...

All units commissioned at Wudongde, China
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by All twelve 850MW power units at the Wudongde hydropower plant were commissioned on 16 June, China Three Gorges Corporation has announced.

Final push at Baihetan as first units prepare for July commissioning
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced it has hoisted the runner for one of its 1GW hydraulic generators on the right bank and began dry commissioning on two power units...

Main dam structure completed at Baihetan project, China
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 by The main section of 289m high dam which forms an integral part of the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China has been completed, China Three Gorges Corporation has announced.

Wudongde transmission system in operation ahead of schedule
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by The multi-terminal ultra-high voltage (UHV) flexible direct current (DC) project which is transmitting power from the Wudongde hydropower station in Southwest China's Yunnan Province...

Baihetan construction progressing
Monday, November 30, 2020 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that concrete placement has been completed for the first dam section at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project.

Construction of all underground facilities at Baihetan dam complete
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 by China Three Gorges Corporation has announced that it has completed the construction of all underground facilities at the Baihetan Dam, marking a major milestone at the 16GW project.

Final dam section completed at Wudongde project, China
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 by The final dam section of the Wudonge hydropower project in China was completed on 4 May, marking completion of the world’s first 300m low heat concrete arch dam, China Three...

ABB to enable world’s first HVDC grid in China
Monday, November 26, 2018 by ABB is to supply several critical elements to the world’s first high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China, enabling the integration of...

EMEC supporting marine energy industry in China
Thursday, January 12, 2017 by UK wave and tidal energy experts are building innovation links with China based on extensive experience at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland.

Chinese hydro figures
Thursday, December 17, 2015 by China experienced a 3% increase in hydropower generation in November, which hit 77.6B kWh.

Alstom commissions Xiangjiaba units
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by All four 800MW units manufactured by Alstom for China's 6400MW Xiangjiaba underground hydro power plant have now successfully entered commercial operation, the company has announced.

Xiluodu project starts initial operation in China
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by The second largest hydroelectric project in China – the 13.86GW Xiluodu project – begun initial operations this week following a successful three day test run.

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