Toshiba to supply equipment for pumped-storage hydro project in China

Toshiba Corporation announced that its Chinese consolidated subsidiary, Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. has won a contract to supply four 320-MW pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant systems for a pumped-storage hydro project in China.

Toshiba is supplying the equipment to CSG Power Generation Company, a group company of China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. The systems will be installed at Qingyuan Pumped-Storage Power Station in Guangdong Province, wire services reported.

The amount of the contract was not disclosed.

THCP will supply the pump-turbines, generator-motors and associated equipment, the company announced. Installation will start in January 2012, and the first unit is expected to be commissioned in October 2014, wire reports indicate.

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