The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters
The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Energy

China turns on world’s first giant hydropower turbines

  • Two of the huge Baihetan station’s 16 one-gigawatt generators have started full operation after a three-day trial
  • President Xi Jinping says the achievement is a breakthrough for the country’s high-end equipment manufacturing

Topic |   Energy
The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters
The Baihetan hydropower plant in operation on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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