China to dam 3 Tibetan rivers in Chamdo
Jan. 20 (TibetanReview): China will The is to build 25 terraced hydropower stations along Drichu, Dachu, and Ngulchu Rivers at Chamdo Prefecture in eastern Tibet.
Chamdo’s total water reserve has been put at 40.46 million kw, with the overall hydropower generated there being 280,000 kw as of 2010 end.
Part of China’s 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), Chamdo’s installed capability, by 2020, is expected to exceed 10 million kw.
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