Hollysys Automation Technologies Announces Its Nuclear JV Granted a Two Reactor Automation and Control Contract for Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Station

PR Newswire
Nov 22, 2010

BEIJING, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (Nasdaq: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that its nuclear joint venture, China Techenergy Co., Ltd. (CTEC), established with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co., Ltd. (CGNPC), was granted a contract to commission automation and control systems of #1 and #2 reactors of Fangchenggang nuclear power station, of which the conventional island automation and control system is designed to be based on Hollysys proprietary HOLLiAS-N platform.

Fangchenggang nuclear power station in Guangxi province is funded and constructed by a consortium of power corporations led by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holdings Co., Ltd. The station is built to have six one-gigawatt (GW) pressurized water reactors using CGNPC's proprietary CPR-1000 technology.

Dr. Changli Wang, CEO and Chairman of Hollysys, commented, "We are pleased to see our nuclear JV is being awarded the automation and control contract for phase I of Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Station constructed by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holdings Co., Ltd. Given the burgeoning nuclear build-out in China and localization policy advocated by Chinese government, Hollysys will leverage on its core competency and strategic alliance to achieve the dominant market leading position in China's nuclear market."

About Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd.

Hollysys Automation Technologies is a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China that enables its diversified industry and utility customers to improve operating safety, reliability, and efficiency. Founded in 1993, Hollysys has approximately 2,400 employees with 9 sales centers and 13 service centers in 21 cities in China and serves over 1700 customers in the industrial, railway, subway & nuclear industries. Its proprietary technologies are applied in product lines including Distributed Control System (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) for industrial sector, high-speed railway signaling system of TCC (Train Control Center) and ATP (Automatic Train Protection), subway supervisory and control platform (SCADA), and nuclear conventional island automation and control system.

About China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co., Ltd (CGNPC)

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co., Ltd (CGNPC) is a state-owned nuclear power corporation under Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council of China. CGNPC was established in 1994 with nuclear power as its core business. With CGNPC as its core enterprise, China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGNPG) is comprised of more than twenty wholly-owned or controlling subsidiaries.

About China Techenergy Co., Ltd. (CTEC)

China Techenergy Co., Ltd. (CTEC) is a joint venture co-funded by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co., Ltd. (CGNPC) and Beijing Hollysys Co., Ltd. (Hollysys) in October, 2005. The company is engaged in engineering design of digital Instrument & Control systems, system integration, and technical services for nuclear power plants in China. Since its inception, the company has been dedicated to assimilating cutting-edge technologies from global renowned nuclear players through project cooperation and technical exchanges, and developing its proprietary technologies for the nuclear safety-level control. CTEC employs over 500 people and has over ten years of professional experience in nuclear power I&C systems in all nuclear power plants in China either under construction or already in service.

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