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Xiangjiaba hydropower station starts operating

2014-07-10 13:38:57Source:chinadaily.com.cnAuthor:

After 10 years of construction, hydropower station started operating on July 9, 2014, in Yibin city, Sichuan province.

Xiangjiaba is China's third-biggest hydropower station following Three Gorge and Xiluodu with a total installed capacity of 6.4 million kilowatt and an investment of almost 70 billion yuan.

The power generated by Xiangjiaba will be supplied to mainly central and east China and also to Sichuan and Yunnan during drought period.

A view of Xiangjiaba hydropower station's factory located underground in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A view from outside of Xiangjiaba hydropower station in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A view from outside of Xiangjiaba hydropower station in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A man works in the central control room of Xiangjiaba hydropower station in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Visitors at Xiangjiaba hydropower station in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Xiangjiaba hydropower station discharges floodwater in Yibin city, Sichuan province, on July 9, 2014.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]