Abundant energy supply is a must for economic growth. Chinese companies have make full use of their technical advantages to help countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative build hydropower, thermal and wind-driven generating infrastructures.
The BOT project of the first phase of Vietnam Yongxin Coal-fired Power Plant, established by the State Grid Corporation of China, has generated a total of 1.36 billion kWh since its completion, which effectively relieved the power shortage in southern Vietnam.
The BOT project of Yongxin Coal-fired Power Plant in Vietnam [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
The Namtha River No 1 Hydropower Station built by China Southern Power Grid (CSG) in Laos is predicted to be able to produce 721 million kWh which will help more than two million people get access to green electricity.
In addition to domestic use, the station's power will also be transferred to areas across the Laos-Thailand and Laos-Myanmar borders.
The Namtha River No 1 Hydropower Station [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
China Energy Engineering Group Co Ltd (Energy China) has participated in the construction of Pakistan's largest hydropower station - the Nilum jelum Hydropower Project. It has been called "Three Gorges Project in Pakistan" and is expected to solve the problem of electricity shortage for 15 percent of its people.
In addition, State Power Investment Corporation Limited and Energy China jointly built two 660,000 kW coal-fired power generators for China Power Hub Generation Company which produce 9 billion kWh power per year, meeting the need of four million households in Pakistan and creating nearly 10,000 jobs.
The Nilum jelum Hydropower Project is Pakistan's largest hydropower station. [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
The 365 MW Gas-Steam Turbine Combined Cycle Project in Ghorasal, contracted by China General Technology (Group) Holding Co., Ltd is able to supply sufficient power to 180,000 residents, largely relieving the local electricity shortage.
The 365 MW Gas-Steam Turbine Combined Cycle Project in Ghorasal [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
The heating project of the Huadian-Teninskaya Combined Cycle Power Plant in Yaroslavl was developed by China Huadian Corporation Ltd, whose installed capacity accounts for 31 percent of the area's total volume and makes up for 68 percent of the power shortage of Yaroslavl.
The Huadian-Teninskaya Combined Cycle Power Plant in Yaroslavl in Russia [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) is now working on the construction of the Cauchari photovoltaic (PV) plant at an altitude of 4,019 meters in San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina.
The Cauchari photovoltaic (PV) plant in San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina is now under construction. [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
The Kaefer Gorge Hydropower Station project is the first large-scale hydropower plant project developed in Zambia in the past 40 year. It is contracted by PowerChina and will increase Zambia's power quantity by 38 percent.
The coal-fired Hwange Power Station in Zimbabwe will greatly relieve the country's current power shortage predicament and help improve people's quality of life.
The Kaefer Gorge Hydropower Station project, contracted by PowerChina, is the first large-scale hydropower plant project developed in Zambia in the past 40 year. [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
The North Pole wind power project in Sweden, the largest individual overland wind power plant in Europe, was purchased by China General Nuclear Power Corporation. The power it produced can meet the needs of 400,000 households. In addition, the clear electricity production process can decrease 750,000 tons of carbon emission per year.
Generally speaking, Chinese enterprises have established hydro-driven, coal-fired, wind and PV power plants in many countries and region, which made China's energy infrastructure producers popular around the world.
China General Nuclear Power Corporation purchased the North Pole wind power project in Sweden, the largest individual overland wind power plant in Europe. [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
(Executive editor: Li Shuling)