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EEI and China Electricity Council Sign MOU

In early June, EEI and the China Electricity Council (CEC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to deepen cooperative partnership and promote mutual development between the two organizations and their member companies. EEI President Tom Kuhn and CEC President Liu Zhenya, who is also the former Chairman of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), attended the signing ceremony held June 3 in Beijing. SGCC is an International Member of the Institute.

EEI Vice President of International Programs Lawrence Jones and CEC Executive Vice President Yang Kun signed the MOU, which will serve as a strong foundation for deeper cooperation in the areas of innovation, clean energy, and global energy interconnection.

Founded in 1988, CEC is a joint organization of China's power enterprises and institutions with 939 members engaged in all aspect of the power industry, including power generation, transmission, distribution, engineering, construction, and R&D.