SEPCO1 Successfully Held Power Transmission & Distribution Engineering Research Institute (America) Unveiling Ceremony
On September 20, the unveiling ceremony of the company's Power Transmission & Distribution Engineering Research Institute (America) was successfully held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, marking the official launch of the company's overseas research and development agency.
The unveiling ceremony was presided over by Liu Yongyang, the company's chief engineer and Director. Macelo, mayor of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Li Yang, consul general of the Chinese consulate general in Rio and Yao Qiang, deputy general manager of the group company, addressed the opening ceremony respectively. Paulo, Secretary-general of Rio municipal government. Li Yang, the Chinese consulate general in Rio consul general. Yao Jiang, deputy general manager of group company. Zong Dunfeng, chief engineer of group company. Li Zhiqian, head of the department of science and technology. Wang Hongsheng, deputy general manager of power sector department of group company. Marcio, president of the national electric power research center (CEPEL). Rui Luiz Scotti, president of Brazil iron and steel group (Brametal) participated the ceremony. People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, Central Radio Station International TV and other news media were present to report the ceremony.
The establishment of Power Transmission & Distribution Engineering Research Institute (America) is an important measure for the company to implement the group's innovation-driven development strategy, adhere to the preferential international development policy, and boost the company's overseas business development. As one of the first overseas research and development institutes set up by the group company to allow its member enterprises to take the lead and try the first, the Power Transmission & Distribution Engineering Research Institute (America) will give full play to the advantages of innovation platform resources integration based on the company's current overseas business needs and future development needs. The Institute will give full play to the advantages of resource integration of the innovation platform according to the work idea of "giving consideration to overall planning, careful planning, step-by-step implementation, scientific decision-making, phased construction" and the construction requirements of marketization, localization, collectivization and informatization. Meanwhile, the institute will adhere to the function orientation of "technical support + technical innovation + technology transformation + information service”. It will develop along the three stages of "start, development, and expand", gradually carry out science and technology research and development, test, information collection, utilization of resources, personnel education and training etc., enhance the ability and level of power grid construction, improve the company’s planning and design work to ensure the smooth project implementation, and actively expand overseas market to provide technical support and technical reserves, and lay solid foundation for the realization of the company’s overseas business target of “ going into the high-end market and planning as priority”.