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Longtan Hydroelectric Dam is a large roller-compacted concrete (RCC) gravity dam on the Hongshui River, China, a tributary of the Xi River and the Pearl River. The dam, will be 216.2 m (709.3 ft) when completed.
The attached ship lift is said to be the fastest in the world. The facility is located in Tian'e County of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, not far from the border with Guizhou. The dam's first of three operational hydroelectric generating units was testing May 2007. When completed, in 2009, Longtan Hydroelectric Power Plant has nine turbines will have a total generating capacity of 6,426 MW, and is expected to generate 18.7 TWh of electricity annually.
|Locale||Tian'e County, Guangxi, China|
|Height||216.2 m (709 ft)|
|Construction cost||US$4.2 billion|
|Power generation information|
|Turbines||9 × 714 MW|
|Installed capacity||6,426 MW|
|Annual generation||18.7 TWh|