Work has started on the 1500MW Gongboxia hydroelectric power station, on the upper reaches of China’s Yellow river. The Gongboxia station is being built at the border of the Xunhua and Hualong counties in the northeastern province of Qinghai. The Yellow river is China’s second longest and its upper reaches are expected to house 13 hydroelectric stations. Gongboxia is the fourth station, following Longyang-xia, Lijiaxia and Liujiaxia.