Toshiba Corporation announced that Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. (THPC) has supplied three hydro turbines and generators for Nam Ngiep II hydro power plant in Lao PDR after taking its order from China International Water & Electric Corporation, a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation. The hydro power plant started commercial operation on September 27th.
THPC designed and manufactured these high head and high speed turbines and generators. They were highly reputed by our customers due to supreme reliability and outstanding performance.
The turbine runner type installed at this plant is splitter runner. Having long and short blades arranged alternately, this turbine is remarkable for high head. The advanced computational fluid dynamics and latest model testing have resulted in the excellent performance such as high efficiency and reduction in vibration.
In 1894, Toshiba Group supplied the first Japanese-made hydroelectric generator to the Keage Power Station, Japan's first commercial hydroelectric power plant. Since then, Toshiba has supplied over 2,000 hydro power units with over 56,000MW generating capacity around the world. Toshiba Group supports efforts to secure a stable global power supply with renewable energy solutions, including hydroelectric, geothermal, wind and solar power systems.