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Pumped Storage

Guangzhou Pumped-storage Hydropower Plant, established in December 1991, was located in Conghua District of Guangzhou and responsible for the management of pumped-storage hydropower stations in Guangzhou. The power plant consists of 8 reversible pumped storage units of 300 MW. The total installed capacity is 2.4 GW. Guangzhou Pumped-storage Hydropower Plant is the first power plant of its kind, featuring high water head and large capacity, designed and constructed by China.

Huizhou Pumped-storage Hydropower Plant, established in January 2008, is responsible for the management of Huizhou pumped-storage hydropower stations. The power plant consists of 8 reversible pumped storage units of 300 MW. The total installed capacity is 2.4 GW. It is the world largest pumped-storage hydropower plant which was built in one time.

Qingyuan Pumped-storage Hydropower Plant has 4 vertical-shaft single reversible Francis turbine units of 320 MW. The total installed capacity is 1.28 GW. The four units were put into operation in 2016.

Moreover, the pumped-storage hydropower plants of CSG in Shenzhen, Qiongzhong (Hainan), Meizhou and Yangjiang are under construction.

By the end of 2016, the total installed capacity of CSG pumped- storage hydropower plant reached 8 GW. A battery storage station of 6 MW has been put into operation. By 2020, the capacity of the units that has been put into operation and planned to be built will exceed 10 GW, forming a scientific, orderly and complete set of power pattern of the Power Generation Company.

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