Optimize the development of coal-fired power
The Company actively develops large-scale and high-efficiency coal-fired units, and has successively constructed a batch of high-capacity thermal power units with high parameters, optimized regional layout, and good economic returns. In 2012, the Company's newly constructed 6470MW of thermal power units, out of which 77% are clean and efficient power units. The total installed capacity of 600MW (and above) generating units accounted for 47.9% of the Company’s total thermal power installed capacity, up by 1 percentage point YOY. And the number of 1000MW generating units totaled 12.
Vigorously develop hydropower
The Company sticks to the guideline of "river basin development, cascade development, progressive development, and comprehensive development", and develops hydropower projects in an orderly and rational manner. It gives priority to river basin development, combines development of large, medium and small scale projects, and attaches equal importance to acquisition and construction. The Company has sped up the hydropower development process in Lancang River basin and in Yunnan area, and consolidated and expanded hydropower developments in Sichuan, and has taken steady steps to develop hydro resources in Tibet, Qinghai, and Xinjiang. In 2012, the Company completed a series of hydropower projects such as Gongguoqiao, Biedieli, Xiangqi, Suzihe, Hengdan, and Danghe Upstream projects, and the total hydro installed capacity has exceeded 14GW.