Ya-lung

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Ya-lung,

river, China: see YalongYalong
or Ya-lung
, river, c.800 mi (1,290 km) long, rising in the Kunlun Mts., S Qinghai prov., W China, and flowing S across W Sichuan prov. to the Chang River near the Yunnan border. It flows through deep gorges and is one of the Chang's longest tributaries.
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The current tallest dam is the 305m-tall Jinping-I Dam, a concrete arch dam on the Jinping bend of the Yalong River in Liangshan, Sichuan, China.
ABB's transformers will facilitate the transmission of 7,200 MW of electricity across more than 2,000 km, from Yalong river in the southwestern province of Sichuan to Jiangsu province on the east coast of China.
The transmission link, due to be operational in 2013, will be able to carry 7,200 MW of hydropower across 2,090 km, from the Yalong river in the southwestern province of Sichuan to Jiangsu province on the eastern coast of China.