A few days ago, China Huaneng Group was entitled as a national-level innovative enterprise by the
Ministry of Science and Technology, SASAC and All-China Federation of Trade Unions.
The experimental evaluation of innovative enterprises launched by the three departments aims to guide
enterprises onto the road of innovative development, support the concentration of innovation elements in
enterprises, focus on enhancing the capability of enterprises for independent innovation and accelerate the
building of a technological innovation system that relies on enterprises as major players, follows market as
orientation and integrates enterprises, universities and research institutes. China Huaneng Group always
pays close attention to technological innovation, focuses on “technology-led approach” as it strategic
orientation and remains at the forefront of the power generation field. In the power development history of
China, it has set a number of “first”: first to import a supercritical coal-fired unit of 600MW; first to adopt a
domestically manufactured supercritical coal-fired unit of 600MW; first to build a power plant that uses a
domestically manufactured supercritical coal-fired unit of 1000MW.
In recent years, China Huaneng Group has earnestly practiced the scientific outlook on development to
create new advantages and achieve new progress. In fields like large-scale gasification of dry coal dust,
IGCC demonstration power plant, capture and processing of CO2, and other areas such as high-temperature
gas-cooled nuclear reactor demonstration plant, it has made new breakthroughs and is leading in China,
effectively promoting the sound and fast development of the company.