Согласно данным, предоставленным компанией-владельцем проекта China Three Gorges Project Corporation, китайский гидроэнергетический проект «Три ущелья» произвел в прошлом году 61,6 млрд. киловатт-часов электроэнергии, что приблизительно на 25 процентов больше чем в 2006-м.
China's Three Gorges hydropower project generated 61.6bn kWh of electricity last year, about 25 per cent more power than in 2006, according to operator China Three Gorges Project Corporation.
Chinese officials have admitted the Three Gorges Dam project has created a string of ecological problems and could spark an environmental catastrophe if preventative measures are not taken, according to state media.
The Three Gorges hydropower plant in China has been under construction since 1994 and is still about two years away from completion.
Alstom delivered the first 700 MW runner for the Three Gorges Right Bank power house, one and a half months ahead of what the customer, China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC) had expected.
China's State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) says it plans to substantially reform the country's power transmission networks, under its 2006-2010 development plan.
Construction of China's second largest hydropower station will begin in Sichuan Province before the end of the year as the country strives to send more power from the hydropower rich southwest to the power hungry east.
China will build four more super-large hydropower plants in the upper reach of Yangtze River in the next 5-10 years, according to the China Three Gorges Project Corporation (CTGPC).
China's power supply is expected to remain tight in the second half of the year, with the toughest time being in the summer, according to a forecast from the China Electricity Council.
The year 2005 will see China's Three Gorges Project entering a new stage of construction with the major targets of water storage, navigation and power generating under the second-phase construction having been completed.