China starts Baihetan hydro project, the biggest since Three Gorges

Baihetan hydropower station. - VCG

BEIJING (Global Times): Southwest China's Baihetan hydropower station is conducting a 72-hour-trial operation, whose daily power output will meet the annual electricity demand for 500,000 people after all of its 16 generators officially enter service, CCTV reported on Sunday (June 27).

The trial operation is limited to generator 1 and 14, which will be officially put into use after the trial. The rest 14 generators of the hydropower station are forecast to be put into use by 2022 July.

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