On 20 September, the completion ceremony of Stanari Thermal Power Plant, hereinafter referred to as Stanari TPP, a 300 MW  Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the vicinity of the Stanari Coal Mine was grandly held at the site. Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik, Republika Srpska Prime Minister Zeljka Cvijanovic, Chinese Ambassador to BiH Chen Bo, Deputy Ambassador of UK to BiH, and over 200 representatives from EFT Group, DEC, China Development Bank and Electric and Power enterprises of BiH gathered to witness the historic moment.

Chairman of DEC Group Zou Lei and his delegation were invited to participate in the stirring event. Zou Lei, togehter with President Dodik, Prime Minister Cvijanovic, Ambassador Chen and President of EFT Group, jointly cut the ribbon at the completion ceremony, planted trees that stands for friendship and attended the press conference afterwards.

The project that signed in May 2010, FCD in December 2012 was commercially operated on 8 August 2016, 45 days ahead of schedule. with each performance parameter superior to the guarantee value defined in the contract and the emission indexes, in particular, that lower than the latest EU standard, Stanari is reckoned the most advanced and environmental friendly TPP of the region.

Stanari project is both the first large-scale cooperative project in infrastructure between China and Republika Srpska after the establishment of diplomatic ties and the first TPP EPC project that independently designed and constructed by Chinese enterprise in Europe. The eco-friendly TPP applied 300MW CFB boiler that independently developed by DEC and is also DEC’s first successful export of boiler of its kind. Apart from that, Stanari TPP, the first approved and completed project under 10 billion US dollar-special purpose loan that designated within China-CEEC 16+1 cooperative framework, is of landmark significance to future 16+1 cooperation.  

The entourage of DEC delegation includes: Zhang Jilie, General Counsel, Company Secretary and Director of General Office; Han Zhiqiao,Vice President of DEC Ltd.; Zhou Jie, General Manager of Thermal Power Division I, DEC Ltd. International; Hu Mingsheng General Manager of Stanari Project Division, DEC Ltd. International.