BEIJING, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. ("HPI", the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) announced today that Shantou Port Haimen Terminal Zone Huaneng Coal Transit Base Project (the "Project") (of which the Company owns 60% equity interest) was recently approved by the National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China. The Project proposes to transform and newly construct a 70,000 Dead Weight Tonnage ("DWT") coal unloading berth each, newly construct a 50,000 DWT coal loading berth and a 3,000 DWT multi-purpose berth, with a planned annual throughput capacity of 22.7 million tons, including ship unloading capacity of 21.5 million tons and ship loading capacity of 1.2 million tons. The total investment of the Project is estimated to be approximately RMB2.442 billion, 30% of which is capital contribution to be funded by the Company, China Power Investment Corporation and Shantou Port Group Corporation in proportion of 60%, 20% and 20%, respectively. The remaining investment is to be funded by bank loans. About the Company The Company is one of China's largest listed power producers with controlled generation capacity of 59,078.5MW and equity-based generation capacity of 54,167.4MW. The power plants of the Company are located in 19 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China. The Company also has a wholly-owned power company in Singapore. For enquiries, please contact: Huaneng Power International, Inc.Ms. MENG Jing / Ms. ZHAO LinTel: +86-10-6608-6765 / +86-10-6322-6596Fax: +86-10-6641-2321Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWonderful Sky Financial Group LimitedMr. Hon Fung / Ms. Yolanda Wang / Mr. Tony Chen / Ms. Sharon LauTel: +852-2851-1038Fax: +852-2865-1638Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Huaneng Power International, Inc.