Huaneng Power starts up coal unit

In addition, the 600 MW coal-fired generating unit (Unit 1) of Qinbei Power Plant, 55 per cent equity interest owned by the Company’s Henan Huaneng Qinbei Power Co., Ltd., completed the 168 hours full-load trial run on November 23, 2004.

24 November 2004 – German industrial group Siemens will table a formal bid for Austrian power technology firm VA Tech on 6 December. The announced bid price is €55 per share, around €3 below the current VA Tech share price.