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EP China 2016 Marks the 30th Anniversary Bringing 5 International Pavilions With Over 800 Brands Internet Plus and Smart Grid Become the New Focus

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

After the Chinese New Year, the provincial government working reportshave been releasing successively, power grids constructionhas once again becomes the attention of the government at all levels. The provincial governments have put the acceleration of high voltage engineering and smart grid construction, perfecting the transformation of rural power grids etc. as a major work focus.During the 12th Five-Year Plan, the State Grid’s investment on power grid construction has reached RMB 1.8 trillion, during which the construction of the "Three AC Four DC” project was completed, and the "Four AC Five DC" project has been kicked off.State Grid chairman Liu Zhenya called once again for the implementation of global energy interconnection when he was attending a conference in Berlin by the end of last year. He stated that global energy interconnection is the essence of "UltraHigh-Voltage Power Grid + Smart Grid + Clean Energy", where high-voltage power grid is the key, smart grid is the foundation, and clean energy is the focus. Hence, it can be seen that smart grid construction is particularly important nowadays.

The trend is undoubtedly bringing huge business opportunities for the electric power industry. “EP China 2016”, “Electrical China 2016” and the “2016 China International Exhibition on Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Equipment and Technology (ECEP)”, to take place under the theme “Explore for Innovation and New  Business Opportunities”, will feature again itsleading“Smart Grid” theme zone, providing a one stop trading platform for industry professionals, andfacilitating the development of global power interconnection and power grid construction.

Smart Grid Theme Zone to Come With Specialized Concurrent Events
Being one of the important icons of EP China, the Smart Grid zone in response to marketdevelopment forthe latestsmart grid technology and equipment needs, will feature new technologies in smart grid construction, smart power transmission and distribution equipment, smart grid dispatching, and smart energy metering and information system.“Smart Grid Forum 2016”, jointly organized by China Electricity Council and State Grid Corp of China, will continue to be held concurrently with EPChina this year. The forum had successfully invited Mr. Zheng Shan Jie, Deputy General Director of National Energy Administration;Mr. Han Shui, Director General of Power Industry Department of National Energy Administration;Mr. Yang Kun, Party Secretary of China Electricity Council and Mr. Wang ZhiXuan, Committee member and Secretary General of China Electricity Councilas honorable guests. EP China aims at building an effective platform for power enterprises, research institutes, and equipment manufacturing enterprises, to promote technological exchange and technology innovation.

The first edition of "2014 China Power Innovation Award Ceremony” organized by China Electricity Council was held in EP Shanghai 2015.The ceremony awarded 51 winning projects, rewarding the outstanding achievements from the electric power engineering technique and industrial management, had further enhanced the impact of EP China to the industry. EP China 2016 records the enthusiastic returnofelectric power tycoons like ABB, Siemens, TGOOD, Eaton, Changyuan Group, AEG, CNC Electric, People Electrical Appliance, CHINT Group, Nari Group, Xuji Group, Pinggao Group, Boer Power, Sojoetc, marking the leading position of EP in the industry.


Perfect Hub for Industry Professionals
EP China, as the only electric power and electrical exhibition in China organized by China Electricity Council and endorsed by the Ministry of Commerce of P.R. China for 4 consecutive years, also has its strong appeal and influence in the Smart Grid sector. Last year, Ms. Zhang Li Ying, Assistant President of State Grid Corporation of China; Mr. Yu JianGuo, Deputy Chief Engineer of China Southern Power Grid; Mr. Zhang Qi, Deputy Chief Engineer of China Huaneng Group, Mr. Deng Jian Ling, Vice President of China Huadian Group had attended EP15 as special guests. Delegations from authoritative organizations like China Shanghai Electric Power Engineering Association, Shangdong Electric Power Association, Nantong Electric Power Industry Association, East China Electric Power Design Instituteetc visited the show and had in-depth interaction with exhibitors, receiving excellent responses. EP16 will bring more quality professionals from smart grid corporations, power corporations, electric power design institutes and power stations.


5 International Pavilions to Aggregate New Brands and Technologies to the Expo
China's free trade agreements with South Korea and Australia came into effect on 20thDecember 2015. Up till now, China has signed 14 free trade agreements, involving more than 20 countries and areas. Power enterprises should speed up the pace to catch up with the trend of going international. This year, EP16 has attracted international pavilions fromKorea Electrical Manufacturers Association(KOEMA), together withthe U.S. Embassy - Commercial Service, Germany, Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association and The Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and Energy, to present an internationalized, professional and intellectual power exhibition.

EP China to be Held in Beijing this November
Marking the 30th edition, EP China 2016 will be held at China International Exhibition Center in Beijing from 2 - 4 November, 2016. The exhibition will continue to constitute a core platform for the electric power industry under the theme of "Explore for Innovation and New Business Opportunity". Visitors are welcomed to pre-registeronline at the show webpage to enjoy exquisite benefit.

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EP China / EP Shanghai, jointly organized by China Electricity Council and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., are held in Beijing and Shanghai rotationally. Since its launch in 1986, EP exhibitions are recognized as the largest and the most reputable electric power and electrical exhibition in China, extensively supported by major power group corporations and power grid corporations of China. It is also the only electric power event in China that is endorsed as a UFI Approved Event and recommended by The Ministry of Commerce of PR China since 2013.

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