Voith completes tests at hydropower plants

A 72-hour trial operation of the Voith machine was conducted at the Li Yuan hydropower plant at the end of last year. The customer Yuannan Jinsha River Hydropower Co. was very satisfied with the test run for the plant situated on the Jinsha river at the border of Yulong County (Lijiang) and Shangri-La County (Diqing). Right after the examination the machine went into commercial operation. It is the first of four Voith turbine-generator units. Each unit has capacity of 612MW. All of them are expected go into operation by the end of 2015.

Voith Hydro also initiated a 20-days type test at the Xi Luo Du hydropower plant with most authoritative and professional technical experts. In December 2014, they examined performance, characteristics and efficiency of the Voith machines according to the data stipulated in the contract.

Meanwhile, Voith drives forward the Hong Ping pumped storage project with successful tests for the customer Jiangxi Hong Ping PSP. The huge bifurcation pipe for the Hong Ping plant passed the hydrostatic test as well as the ultrasonic inspection in November 2014.

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