Founded in 1956, Huadian Electric Power Research Institute Co., Ltd(referred to as CHDER ) is the only research institute directly subordinated by the China Huadian Corporation Ltd (hereinafter referred to as CHD). CHDER ever belonged to the Ministry of Power Industry,the Ministry of Water Resources and Electric Power, and the Ministry of Energy.
CHDER will always adhere to the developing principle of “Facing to the group, Providing service for the main business , Combing the prodction and research”. CHDER will follow the CHD development strategy to be responsible for the technical supervision, technical service, technical support and act as the Central Research Institute of CHD, offer full-service to the group company, affiliated units and over 300 home and abroad power generation enterprises, and make a positive contribution to the scientific development and technological progress of the energy industry.
CHDER posses 4 National R & D Centers, such as the National Energy Distributed Energy Technology R&D Center , 1 provincial key laboratory named Zhejiang Province Energy Storage and Building Energy Efficiency Key Laboratory, National Energy Thermal Power Generation System Efficiency Testing Platform, and 9 Group R & D Centers, such as CHD Hydropower Technology Center, CHD New Energy Technology Center, CHD Environmental Protection Supervision Technology Center, CHD smart Energy Center, and also posses the Academician Workstation and the Postdoctoral Workstation. CHDER is the secretariat of the Technical Committee for Standardization of Energy Industry Gas Distribution，the Technical Committee for Coal-fired Machineries of Power Industry, Technical Committee for Power Laboratory Management Standardization of China Electricity Council. The Carbon Emission Reduction and Trade Study Group of Professional Committee for Electric Power Environmental Protection of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering. CHDER has more than 20 qualifications such as the Qulification Verification of Inspection and Testing Institutions, Qulification Verification of Inspection and Testing Institutions of Special Equipment inspection and Testing Institutions(Grade A Comprehensive Inspection Institutions ), the Grade A Power Industry (Thermal Power, Hydropower, New Energy, Nuclear Power)Engineering Consulting Qualification,the Special-grade Power Supply Debugging Engineering and Grade B Engineering Design Institute.
Over the years, CHDER has undertaken over 30 power research projects supported by the national ministries or foreign patterns. CHDER has obtained over 10 national-level awards, over 50 ministerial and provincial-level awards，1016 national patents (including 175 invention patents), and has formulated and revised 47 national and industrial standards. CHDER also has 82 software copyrights, over 10 monographs and the journal Power Generation Technology.
Facing to the future, CHDER will continue to follow President Xi Jiping’s socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics in the new era and uphold the core values of “Pragmatism, Innovation,Harmony, Superiority”, the spirit of “be realistic, pragmatic, professional and pure”, the mission of “providing scientific and technological support to energy enterprise as to ensure safety & stability, economical & efficient operation and energy conservation & enviroment protection.”, the work conduct of “Do it right now，Do it right”, the vision of “developing CHDER into an industry-leading and word-renowned talent highland and technology platform.” And CHDER will actively implement the innovation-driven development strategy, comprehensively improve the ability of innovation and technology support services, and continuously promote high-quality development to quickly realize the integrated energy group research institute of “First-class talents, first-class research, first-class management, first-class service, first-class brand.”