RELEASE: CHN Energy's South African wind power project draws attention at BRICS Media Forum


RELEASE: CHN Energy's South African wind power project draws attention at BRICS Media Forum

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from Xinhuanet North America:

The Sixth BRICS Media Forum opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 19. Wang Min, director of the CHN Energy Investment Group, shared stories about China-Africa cooperation in the energy sector in his keynote address. The De Aar wind power project effectively alleviates energy shortages in South Africa, promotes local economic development and plays an important role in protecting the local environment.

Around 200 deputies from around 100 media, think tanks and international organizations from 30 countries held discussions under the theme "BRICS and Africa: Strengthening media dialogue for a shared and fair future", to build a high-quality BRICS friendship. quality and develop the BRICS Mechanism.

CHN Energy, one of the world's largest energy providers, built and operates South Africa's largest wind power project, "De Aar Wind Power Project", which provides clean wind power to 300,000 homes a year and creatively builds a inclusive ecological growth model that integrates project, company, society and environment. It is lauded as a model of cooperation in the energy sector among the BRICS countries.

Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele, South Africa's ambassador to China, said the BRICS countries are actively exploring ways to transform traditional production methods to high-tech production and digitization. During this process, Chinese companies have played an important role.

Meilleur Murindabigwi, CEO of IGIHE Ltd., a major Rwandan media outlet, emphasized that Africa is now in dire need of this kind of cooperation while commenting on the wind power project cooperated by CHN Energy and South Africa. "China-Africa energy cooperation not only fills the local energy gap, but also generates technology transfer and helps host countries train professionals. I hope there will be more related energy cooperation in more African countries," he said.

Christopher Mutsvangwa, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU PF) Patriotic Front party, ZANU PF Secretary for Information and Publicity and a former ambassador to China, said Zimbabwe hopes CHN Energy will come to Zimbabwe. to carry out clean energy projects and work together to expand cooperation in the energy sector, including helping to develop clean energy to achieve mutual benefits and win-win achievements and common development for all.

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