The world’s largest hydro pumped-storage station was put into operation

On December 30th 2021, the Fengning Pumped-storage Power Station was put into operation in Fengning county, Hebei province. The power station is equipped with twelve 300MW units, for a total installed capacity of 3.6GW, making it the largest operating pumped hydro station in the world. As a key project for the government’s aim to use 100% renewable energy for the Winter Olympics, the station will provide much needed grid flexibility.


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