Xi congratulates on new hydropower station, encouraging engineers to foster excellence

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/6/29 14:54:54

Photo taken on May 31, 2019 shows the construction site of the pivotal part of the Wudongde Hydropower Station situated between Luquan County in Yunnan and Huidong County in Sichuan, southwest China. The Wudongde Hydropower Station, with a dam blocking the river to form a reservoir that can store about 7.4 billion cubic meters of water, is located on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze River. The hydropower station will be able to generate 38.9 billion kwh of electricity per year after its 12 generating units start operation. The first unit is expected to start operating in August 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

President Xi Jinping has underlined the need to adhere to the new development concepts, reach for new heights of science and technology, and foster excellence in major projects for the people.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the important instruction while congratulating on the operation of the Wudongde hydropower station on the border of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in southwest China.

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