China Huadian Corporation Ltd. (CHD) has consistently adhered to the goal of creating social value and shared value, as well as contributing to public service activities focused on social problems to reach win-win results for both the society and the company.
The Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower Station in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia, was a milestone of CHD's "going global" strategy and a result of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Located over the downstream of the Stung Russei Chrum River, the station has a gross installed capacity of 338,000 kW. Its construction began on April 1, 2010 and it went into operation on Dec 28, 2013.
It was the hydropower plant with the largest installed capacity in the country at that time and the largest of its kind CHD had invested and developed overseas.
The project deepened friendship between peoples of the two countries and promoted local economic development.
Its operation efficiently relieved the power shortage in the affected areas, advanced Cambodia's industrialization progress, accelerated the country's infrastructure construction and created many jobs for local people, improving their lives.
The only project of its kind in the country to acquire the completion certificate from the Cambodian government, the station passed the normal pool level and full load performance tests at the first try and always met the requirements of adjusting and opening the EDC system.
Application and development of new technologies during the construction improved quality and lowered costs, taking the technical and economic indicators of the project's operation to an excellent level.
CHD also strictly followed the principle of safe and environmentally friendly construction.
The company will continue to contribute to the Belt and Road Initiative and follow the principle of "extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits" to participate in the global economy in wider fields.
A night scene of the Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower Station in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia [Photo/sasac.gov.cn]
(Executive editor: Zhang Tianyuan)