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Final unit on Baihetan's left bank operational
23 September, 2022
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10 of 16 units operating at Baihetan, China
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by Unit 7 of the Baihetan hydropower station was put into commercial operation on 2 August after successfully passing the 72-hour trial operation, meaning 10 of the 16 units planned for...

50% of units in operation at Baihetan, China
Monday, June 06, 2022 by Unit 5 of the 16GW Baihetan hydropower station in southwest China has passed a 72-hour trial operation and started formal operation, meaning that half of the 16 power-generation units...

Baihetan hydropower plant hits milestone for electricity generation
Friday, May 20, 2022 by The 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China – the largest hydroelectric project currently under construction – has exceeded 10 billion kWh so far this year, a major step in...

Cable crane dismantling starts at Baihetan, China
Monday, May 09, 2022 by Dismantling has started on the cable cranes at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower station in China, China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced.

Hydro helps power Beijing Winter Olympics
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by China Three Gorges Corporation announced that its four cascade stations along the Yangtze River generated a record-breaking total of 10.45 billion kWh electricity in February,...

Three Gorges crosses 100b kWh power generation mark in 2021
Monday, January 17, 2022 by The Three Gorges Power Station generated a total of 103.649 billion kWh electricity as of 12:00 a.m. December 31, 2021, crossing the 100 billion mark again, China Three...

Wudongde hits 50 billion kWh mark in power generation
Thursday, December 02, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the 10.2GW Wudongde hydropower station hit the milestone of generating 50 billion kWh of electricity on 27 November, saving a...

Unit No 4 commissioned at Baihetan, marking milestone for CTG
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by China Three Gorges (CTG) has commissioned the 100th generator in its Yangtze River cascade hydropower stations as Unit No4 at Baihetan hydropower station went into operation on...

Rare and endemic fish release for CTG at Wudongde
Wednesday, October 06, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has released 250,000 rare and endemic fish at the dam section of its Wudongde hydropower plant to Jinsha River on September 20, the 9th fish...

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...

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