Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited started its glory history since 1955, and it was the first hydropower design institute in Southwest China.
By the end of 2014, Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited has 3438 employees, with an average age of 38, including: 1 National Great Master of Investigation & Survey; 1 National Great Master of Engineering Management & Supervision, 9 Provincial-level Investigation & Design Masters, 11 national experts. There are 42 employees with doctor degree and 559 employees with master degrees. A couple of R&D Centers have been operated, including National Technology Research Sub-center for High Concrete Arch Dams, Research Center for Large-Scaled Underground Engineering, POWERCHINA CHENGDU-IBM Research Institute for “Wisdom River Basin Program” and Dassult-POWERCHINA CHENGDU Innovation Center for Digital Engineering etc.
Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited has completed Water Resources Planning and Reviews for more than 100 large rivers in Southwest China and Tibet, accomplished planning for more than 350 hydropower and water conservancy projects with total installed capacity of 210 GW which is over 50% of theoretical hydropower potential in China; the company has carried out successfully investigation & design of over 140 hydropower projects with total installed capacity of 70 GW, including Ertan (the largest HPP in 20 century in China), Xiluodu ( the third largest HPP in the World) and Jinping I HPP (the highest arch dam in the world) etc. At present, the company is being involved in over 45 engineering projects (at design stage or under construction), with a total installed capacity of 45,000MW.
Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited has more than 30 certificates covering Integrated Engineering Design, Integrated Engineering Investigation & Survey, Project Cost Budget & Management, Engineering Consultation, Project Supervision and Management, Environment Assessment of the construction project, Environmental Pollution Treatment & Mitigation, Water & Soil Conservation, Oversea Contracting, Investigation, Design & Construction for Geo-hazard Control Project, Foreign Trade & Cooperation Rights issued by the people`s republic of China etc.
With its core business of investigation & design, EPC-based contracting, project investment and operation management in domains of clean energy, infrastructure, and environmental engineering, the company has been enjoying the leading position and has been ranking in the list of “CHINA TOP-100 Contractors and Survey, Investigation & Design Company”, and top 10 ranked in the “TOP 60 Chinese Design Firms and Contractors” jointly appraised by ENR (Engineering News Record, USA) and The Engineering Times of China. Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited has been successively evaluated as Top 10 Company with Comprehensive Capabilities of the POWERCHINA, and in 2014, it was rated as Top 8 Subsidiary Company among all subsidiary companies of POWERCHINA. By the end of 2014, the total capital assets of Chengdu Engineering Corporation Limited exceeded 10 billion RMB Yuan (equivalent to 1.6 billion USD).