Recently, State Grid has completed 9,259 10 kV and below supporting projects to promote replacement of coal with electricity in 12 northern provinces in China, thus ensuring a warm winter for the public.
“A Philippine opposition Senator said that a Chinese state-owned enterprise has a lot of stake in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). It makes China capable of controlling the Philippines’ power grid, which is a threat to the country’s national security. Do you have a comment,” a reporter asked at a regular press conference held by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 27.
In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Kou Wei, Executive Chairman of State Grid and Manos Manousakis, Chairman and CEO of Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) signed the Agreement for the Expression of Interest to Invest in Ariadne Interconnection on November 11 local time in Greece. The aim is to enhance connectivity of energy infrastructure, deepen bilateral pragmatic cooperation in the energy sector, and follow up on the “Belt and Road” Initiative.
Witnessed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron, Kou Wei, Executive Chairman of State Grid, and Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and CEO of Électricité de France (EDF), signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 6, marking a new stage of collaboration between the two parties and new stride in Sino-French energy cooperation.
The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10. As one of the important supporting organizations, State Grid Shanghai Electric Power Company has been actively constructing the Internet of Things in Electricity (IOTE), and promoting the transition of the power supply from “equipment-centered” to “data-centered”.
The State Grid Electric Vehicle Service Co., Ltd. joined four Chinese auto makers to release a service package for electric vehicles (EV) in Beijing on October 25, 2019. The package highlights the theme of “ubiquitous IOT, insensible payment, pioneering consumption pattern and go green”. It aims to provide a new customer experience in “Plug & Charge with Insensible Payment”. The four auto makers are the Beijing Automotive Group Co.,Ltd. (BAIC), the Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) New Energy Co., Ltd. (GAC NE), the BYD Auto Industry Co., Ltd. and the Weltmeister Motor Technology Group Co., Ltd.