(January 8, 2008) China’s Yangtze Power Company posted a 47 percent rise in “profit” last year, though critics, including Probe International, argue these profits would vanish if the company were forced to pay its share of the project’s rising environmental costs.
(December 6, 2007) Yangtze Power was not the first Chinese company to issue debt in the domestic market, but the US$540 million it raised through the sale of 10-year bonds — which started trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on October 12 — marked the dawn of what could be a dynamic new age for corporate bonds, Newsweek reports.
(August 1, 2007) China Yangtze Power, operating power plants at the Three Gorges Dam, reported a measly 4.26% increase in its first-half underlying profit as gains in overall generation were hampered by narrowing margins.
(June 1, 2007) China Power Investment Corp and China Yangtze Power Co yesterday agreed to pay 1.3 billion yuan for 18.92 percent of Shanghai Electric Power Co.
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(January 18, 2006) Earlier this year, China Yangtze Power Company, the listed arm of state-owned Three Gorges Project Development Corporation, announced plans to buy a string of coal-fired plants to reduce the company’s exposure to hydro risk.
(December 8, 2005) ‘Nobody ever said damming the Yangtze River would be profitable,’ writes Probe International’s Grainne Ryder, as the listed arm of the Three Gorges Project Development Corp. diversifies to coal to reduce its exposure to hydro risk.
(December 5, 2002) China’s newest power giant, created with much fanfare in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People in September, aims to finance not only the completion of the Three Gorges project on the Yangtze River but also the construction of many more huge dams upstream, a respected Chinese publication reports.
(September 11, 2002) China Yangtze Power’s Zhang Dingming says in an interview that the operation of the hydropower plant points to success on a grand scale.
(March 29, 2002) China Yangtze Power Co, operator of the world’s biggest hydropower project, produced 8.2 per cent more electricity last year, Shanghai Daily reports.