Three Chinese companies are interested in investing in the Romanian energy sector, particularly in projects such as the Doicesti power plant and the Rovinari energy complex, the local mining industry or electricity distribution, the Economy Ministry announced. Economy minister Ion Ariton met yesterday during his visit in Beijing the companies interested in these projects.

China Huadian Corporation is interested in investing in the thermo-electric sector, particularly the Doicesti power plant and the Rovinari energy complex. China Coal Technology & Engineering Group Corporation is looking at the opportunities in the Romanian mining sector, while China State Grid International Development plans to invest in electricity transport in Romania.

China Huadian Corporation is a wholly state-owned enterprise established at the end of 2002 with a registered capital of RMB 12 billion.CHD’s main businesses are generation and supply of electricity and heat,development of power-related primary energy such as coal and supply of pertinent technological service.