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China's Dongfang Electric Finishes World's Most Powerful Water Turbine
Tang Shihua
DATE:  Jun 19 2019
/ SOURCE:  yicai
China's Dongfang Electric Finishes World's Most Powerful Water Turbine China's Dongfang Electric Finishes World's Most Powerful Water Turbine

(Yicai Global) June 18 -- Chengdu's Dongfang Electric Machinery has completed all the key parts of a hydropower turbine with the world's largest capacity. 

China Three Gorges, the project owner, has accepted the last 870-ton part of the equipment, a mechanism that guides the water to the central part of the turbine, Xinhua News Agency reported. 

The million-kilowatt turbine will be used in the Baihetan Dam, the second-largest one in China, located on the Jinsha River in southwestern China. The dam will install a capacity of 16 million kW and it will be put into operation at the end of 2022. 

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Keywords:   Dongfang Electric Machinery,Hydropower