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Shiongba Hydro-electric Power Station Generator
In the early 20th century, foreign goods posed a threat to Yunnan's economy. Merchants in Yunnan established local enterprises
to fight this foreign invasion. Fan Pengling, a successful candidate in the imperial examination at the provincial level, and his
brother established a match company with the help of a loan guaranteed by family herediary property. Yang Risheng established
Songmou Fuel Company and Luo Rongguang established Houli Company. With the construction of Yunnan-Vietnam Railroad starting
and the KunmingTradingPort opening to the outside word, Wang Xiaozhai, director of Yunnan Merchants Society, and Liu Xiaozu, director
of Yunnan Business Society, established the Yiaozuo Electric Light Company jointly run by he local government and the merchants.
They bought the required from Siemens of Germany and invited German experts to assist. The dam was built on the Tanglang River
( an outlet of Lake Dianchi), and in September 1912, the first hydro-electric power station in China was completed. It has been
in operation ever since.