Huaneng renewable energy development quadruples in 2019

Huaneng renewable energy development quadruples in 2019

127

On January 11, China Huaneng Group held its Second-Term Staff Representative Conference and 2020 Working Meeting, where Chairman and Party Secretary Shu Yinbiao announced the group’s record-high 2019 renewables new installed capacity of 5.02GW, which is four times its 2018 level.

The scale of Huaneng’s project approval, construction and production has also reached a record high in 2019, with low-carbon clean energy installed capacity exceeding 61GW. (Daily Wind Power)

Huaneng is one of five known popularly as the “Big 5,” China’s five largest power generation companies. China Huadian, State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), China Energy Investment Corporation (CEIC) and China Datang make up the other four. For comparative reference, SPIC’s figures for the first half of 2019 shows a total installed capacity of 14.49GW, of which 7.26GW was clean energy, accounting for 50.14% of the total. Meanwhile, Datang’s half-year figures for 2019 revealed a total of 17GW of installed capacity in clean energy, which was 27% of its 63GW total capacity.