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2nd turbine launched on Three Gorges Dam

06-03-2011 14:37 BJT

Photo taken on June 2, 2011 shows an overhead view of the underground operation floor of
the Three Gorges Dam hydropower plant in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province. A second
underground turbo-generator, namely No.31 Power Unit, was put in operation on Thursday,
following the launch of No.34 Power Unit on May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges' underground
power station is designed to consist of six 700,000-kilowatt turbo-generators which are
expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually when all
of them are put in use in two years' time. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

Officials and engineers attend the launch of a turbo-generator
on the underground operation floor of the Three Gorges Dam
hydropower plant in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province,
June 2, 2011. A second underground turbo-generator, namely No.31
Power Unit, was put in operation on Thursday, following the launch
of No.34 Power Unit on May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges' underground
power station is designed to consist of six 700,000-kilowatt turbo-
generators which are expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion
kilowatt hours of electricity annually when all of them are put in
use in two years' time. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

Workers clean the exterior of a turbo-generator on operation floor of the Three Gorges Dam
hydropower plant in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, June 2, 2011. A second
underground turbo-generator, namely No.31 Power Unit, was put in operation on Thursday,
following the launch of No.34 Power Unit on May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges' underground
power station is designed to consist of six 700,000-kilowatt turbo-generators which are
expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually when all
of them are put in use in two years' time. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

An engineer monitors the operation of a turbo-generator on a computer screen on the
underground operation floor of the Three Gorges Dam hydropower plant in Yichang, central
China's Hubei Province, June 2, 2011. A second underground turbo-generator, namely No.31
Power Unit, was put in operation on Thursday, following the launch of No.34 Power Unit on
May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges' underground power station is designed to consist of six
700,000-kilowatt turbo-generators which are expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion
kilowatt hours of electricity annually when all of them are put in use in two years' time.
(Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

Engineers monitor the operation of a turbo-generator on the underground operation floor of
the Three Gorges Dam hydropower plant in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, June 2,
2011. A second underground turbo-generator, namely No.31 Power Unit, was put in operation
on Thursday, following the launch of No.34 Power Unit on May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges'
underground power station is designed to consist of six 700,000-kilowatt turbo-generators
which are expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity
annually when all of them are put in use in two years' time. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

Engineers monitor the operation of a turbo-generator on the underground operation floor of
the Three Gorges Dam hydropower plant in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, June 2,
2011. A second underground turbo-generator, namely No.31 Power Unit, was put in operation
on Thursday, following the launch of No.34 Power Unit on May 24, 2011. The Three Gorges'
underground power station is designed to consist of six 700,000-kilowatt turbo-generators
which are expected to generate a total of 3.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity
annually when all of them are put in use in two years' time. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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