Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) is one of the backbone enterprise groups directly supervised by Chinese Central Government. With its headquarter in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, which is named as the “Heavenly Land on Earth” and the “Hometown of Giant Panda”, DEC has blossomed into one of the world largest power generating equipment manufacturers and international project contractors. Presently, the accumulative output capacity of DEC has outnumbered 500GW while yearly output topping the world for 14 consecutive years.
With the development of more than 60 years, DEC has become a comprehensive group specialized in manufacturing of power equipment, R&D of cutting edge technology, contracting international engineering projects, exporting complete plants and equipment, and conducting international economic and technical cooperation. Due to its distinguished capacity and contribution, DEC represents the top class technological and manufacturing level for China’s heavy machinery and equipment industry, and is appointed by the Chinese Central Government as one of the most important state-owned enterprise groups concerning the national economy.
As the national strategic base for heavy-duty machinery and equipment, DEC has possessed comprehensive technical R&D abilities and is honored by the Central Government as a National Research & Development Center. With its endeavor and hardworking, DEC not only has achieved the annual production of power generating equipment for more than 40,000MW consisting of hydro, thermal, nuclear, wind, solar and combine-cycle generating unit, enjoying one-third domestic market share in thermal power and two-fifths in hydro power, but also has been diversifying its manufacturing industries to various fields such as desulphurization and denitrification, hydrogen fuel cells, high-voltage large power frequency converter, industrial control devices, desalination equipment and so on.
Being an active international Contractor, DEC takes the lead in China particularly in contracting international power projects and a wide variety of large engineering projects, and exports complete plants and equipment to almost 70 countries involving projects in such diverse fields as power generation, electric and mechanical works, power distribution and transmission, railways, environmental protection, traffic and transportation, communication etc., from which DEC has gained recognition worldwide and has been selected as one of The Top 250 International Contractors by the well-reputed Engineering News Record of USA since 1994.