China Datang Corporation (CDT) is an extra large scaled power generation enterprise group established on the basis of the partial power generation assets of former State Power Corporation of China on Dec. 29, 2002. It is a solely state-owned corporation directly managed by the CPC Central Committee and is the experimental state-authorized investment and state share-holding enterprise ratifi ed by the State Council. The registered capital is 15.39 billion yuan. CDT is mainly specialized in such business as management of the state-owned assets invested by the state and owned by CDT; development, investment, construction, operation and management of power energy; organization of power (thermal) production and sales; electric power equipment manufacture, maintenance and commissioning; power technology development and consultation; contracting and consulting of electric power engineering and environmental protection projects, renewable energy development, conducting and acting as agent for import and export of commodities and technologies of various types, contracting of overseas projects and domestic projects through international bidding; exporting equipment and materials required by above-mentioned overseas projects, and sending labor force abroad required to carry out above-mentioned overseas projects.
CDT implements the group management system and operation mode based on the three-level hierarchical responsible entity, i.e. group corporation (CDT headquarters), branch companies and subsidiaries, and grass roots enterprises. CDT has established seven wholly funded subsidiaries and eight branch companies, namely, Datang Gansu Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Heilongjiang Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Jilin Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Hebei Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Guizhou Power Generation Co., Ltd., Datang Shandong Power Generation Co., Ltd., Hunan Branch Company, Anhui Branch Company, Henan Branch Company, Shanxi Branch Company, Jiangsu Branch Company, Sichuan Branch Company, Yunnan Branch Company and Guangxi Branch Company.
CDT owns Datang International Power Generation Co., Ltd., the first company in China listed in London and Hong Kong and domestically listed in 2006; Hunan Huayin Electric Power Co., Ltd. and Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power Co., Ltd. which were domestically listed at a fairly early time; Inner Mongolia Tuoketuo Power Generation Co., Ltd. the largest thermal power plant in operation in China; Inner Mongolia Chifeng Saihanba Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in operation in the world; Longtan Hydropower project, the second largest hydropower project in operation in China; and China National Water Resources & Electric Power Materials & Equipment Co., Ltd. with a nationwide logistic network, etc. By the end of 2011, the power generation assets in operation and under construction of CDT are widely distributed over 28 provinces (autonomous regions or municipalities) with total installed capacity of 111057 MW.
The development strategy of CDT is: to build CDT into a managerial and share-holding type of market-oriented, group, modernized and internationalized large-scale power enterprise group with fairly strong development capability, profi table capability and international competitiveness.