Guangzhou2

Guangzhou pumped storage power station (GPSPS) is currently the largest pumped storage power station around the world. It has 2400MW installed capacity, which includes 8 reversible pumped storage units, whose gross head is 535 m. The station is built in 2 stages. During Stage 1 (1989.5-1994.3) it built in 4*300MW's reversible units which were imported from France, and in Stage 2 (1994.9-2000.6) it built in 4*300MW's reversible units which were imported from Germany. The project complex is made up of upper and lower reservoir, waterway system, underground power house and T&D works.

Construction of the plant in total cost approximately 5.8 billion yuan.


Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage


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