In the morning of 6th June , 2018 PST, Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced that the State Grid’s Smart Internet of Vehicles project won the 2018 Edison Awards, making State Grid the first Chinese power enterprise received the award. Mr. Yang Jinbai, Executive Vice President of State Grid, attended the Award Presenting Ceremony and delivered a speech on behalf of State Grid.
World Brand Summit was jointly held by World Executive Group and World Brand Lab in Beijing. China’s 500 Most Valuable Brands 2018 was released on the Summit. State Grid ranked No.1 with a value of RMB 406.569 billion, an increase of RMB 76.682 billion from that of last year, growth for 12 years in a row. It is the third consecutive year for State Grid to rank No.1.
China’s National Power Dispatching & Control Center signed cooperation MOU with its Brazilian counterpart Operador Nacional do Sistema Elétrico (ONS) in Beijing. Mr. Zhang Zhigang, Executive Vice President of State Grid met with the delegation led by Mr. Barata, General Director of ONS. The two sides exchanged ideas on further deepening cooperation.
On May 24, 2018, Premier Li Keqiang and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany attended a symposium of the China-Germany Economic Advisory Committee and talked with business leaders from the two countries. Dr. Shu Yinbiao, Chairman of State Grid and Secretaryof the Party Committee of State Grid, was invited to attend the symposium and delivered a speech on working together to promote energy transition and joining hands to promote the “Belt and Road” Initiative.
witnessed by Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan and Yao Jing, Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan, State Grid Chairman Shu Yinbiao signed Matiari-Lahore ±660 kV DC Power Transmission Project Transmission Service Agreement, Implementation Agreement and a series of other documents with Mr. Zafar, President of National Transmission & Dispatch Co., Ltd. (NTDC) and Shah Jahan Mirza, Executive Member of the Private Power & Infrastructure Board (PPIB) in Islamabad. This marks that Matiari-Lahore DC Power Transmission has embarked on a new era of comprehensive construction, which is yet another major breakthrough in State Grid’s efforts to promote the development of the “Belt and Road” Initiative and the “going global”
Shu Yinbiao, State Grid Chairman and Chairman of the Party Committee, met with Berat ALBAYRAK, Minister of Energy and Natural Resource, Turkey, in Beijing. The two sides had in-depth discussion on strengthening China-Turkey cooperation in energy and jointly promoting the development of the “Belt and Road” Initiative and witnessed the signing of cooperation agreement between CET and EltemtekCompany, Turkey.