Beijing, December 4, 2009 – Huaneng Power International, Inc. (NYSE: HNP) announced that an ultra-supercritical coal-fired generating unit began commercial operation.
The unit, which has a capacity of 1,036MW, is Phase I of the expansion project at the coal-fired Huaneng Haimen Power Plant. The power plant is wholly owned by Huaneng Power and recently obtained approvals from the relevant authorities.
To date, the company’s total generation capacity on an equity basis has increased from 40,975 MW to 42,011 MW.
Huaneng Power owns 18 operating power plants, and has controlling interests in 16 operating power plants and minority interests in 5 operating power companies within China.
Such power plants are located in 12 provinces and 4 provincial-level municipalities in China. The company also owns a generation company in Singapore.
The company is one of China’s largest listed power producers with controlled generation capacity of 44,818 MW and equity-based generation capacity of 42,011 MW.
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