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BEIJING, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Huaneng Power International, Inc. (“HPI”, the “Company”) (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced its unaudited operating results prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) for the six months ended June 30, 2014.For the six months ended June 30, 2014, the Company and its subsidiaries recorded consolidated operating revenue of RMB 64.606 billion, representing an increase of 0.85% compared to the same period last year. The profit attributable to equity holders of the Company was RMB 6.808 billion, representing an increase of 21.09% compared to the same period last year. Its earnings per share were RMB 0.48 and earnings per American Depositary Share (“ADS”) were RMB 19.2 (equivalent to approximately USD 3.12). The increase of the Company’s net profit was mainly attributable to the fall of the coal price and the increase of power generation , each compared to the same period last year.During the first half of 2014, in face of structural changes of the Chinese economy and the stagnant growth of total electricity consumption nationwide compared to the same period last year, the Company seized the favorable situation of the decline coal prices with strict controls on expenditure and strengthened internal fuel management efforts, while encouraging its power plants to make more power generation and control coal prices. The Company has achieved satisfactory performance of each of its business plans in the first half of 2014.Power Generation. In the first half of this year, the operating power plants of the Company within China achieved a total power generation of 151.739 billion kWh, aggregate electricity sold of 143.554 billion kWh, and a total of 2,374 utilization hours, representing an increase of 1.51%, an increase of 1.62%, and a decrease of 24 hours, respectively, compared to the same period previous year.Cost Control. Coal supply still outstripped demand within China in the first half of 2014, leading to a sharp fall of the prices of both domestic and imported coal. With a close watch on market changes, the Company seized the favorable market opportunity by taking various efforts for fuel cost controls, including adjustment of business modes and structures, strengthened strategic cooperation with large coal companies, increased purchase of competitively priced imported coal, and enhanced management of internal fuels through automatic and digital means.Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection. The Company attaches great importance to energy conservation and environmental protection and has equipped all of its coal-fired generating units with desulphurization devices. For the first half of this year, the Company’s coal-fired generating units with a total power generation capacity of 55,059 MW (representing approximately 90% of its total coal fired generating capacity) had completed the denitrification process or were newly equipped with denitrification devices. Since the new emission standards promulgated by PRC Government took effect on July 1, 2014, emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide from the Company’s generating units were generally in compliance with the requirements of these standards, while the dust removal devices on certain generating units of the Company will be upgraded.Project Development and Construction. For the first half of 2014, the Company obtained approval for its Liaoning Huaneng Yingkou Xianrendao thermal power project (100 MW), Shanxi Huaneng Dongshan Gas Turbine Project (859 MW), Jiangsu Huaneng Liuhe Wind Farm Project (49.5 MW) and Huaneng Hunan Guidong Wind Farm Project (36 MW).In addition, Tembusu Phase II Project A (32.5 MW) of Tuas Power Ltd., which is wholly owned by the Company, was put into operation. The aggregate power generation of Tuas Power Ltd. accounted for a market share of 21.6% in Singapore, representing an increase of 0.7% from the same period last year. Certain generating units of the Company had also experienced upgrade for increased capacity, and the installed capacity from power plants which we have minor interests has also changed. As of June 30, 2014, the Company had a controlled installed capacity of 66,888 MW, of which 9.34% came from clean energy sources (hydropower, wind power and gas turbine).For the second half of this year, the Company will continue accelerating the transformation of its development mode; further consolidate and optimize its geographical coverage; make increased efforts on structural change; strengthen its investment and strategy in clean energy so as to further advance its synergy in relevant sectors as well as to accomplish its targets for the year. The Company will also strengthen the management of safe production to ensure safe, stable and economical operation of its generating units; reinforce the marketing efforts to maintain its leading position in terms of utilization hours. It will also strengthen its efforts for cost and expense controls and improved construction project management, make consistent endeavors focusing on sustained profitability, and maintain sustainable, healthy and sound development of the Company.~ End ~Encl: The consolidated financial information of the Company and its subsidiaries prepared under IFRS for the six months ended June 30, 2014.About the CompanyThe Company is one of China’s largest listed power producers with controlled generation capacity of 66,888 MW and equity-based generation capacity of 60,184 MW. 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 Lin Tel: (8610) 6608 6765 / 6322 6596 Fax: (8610) 6641 2321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Wonderful Sky Financial Group LimitedMs. Erica Tao / Ms. Irene Gao / Ms. Mary Ma/ Ms. Corrine WangTel: (852) 2851 1038Fax: (852) 2865 1638Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INTERIM BALANCE SHEET (UNAUDITED) AS AT June 30, 2014(Amounts expressed in thousands)As at June 30, 2014As at December 31, 2013ASSETSRMBUS$RMBNon-current assets Property, plant and equipment182,484,81329,658,824181,415,181 Investments in associates and joint ventures17,139,7172,785,67816,678,694Available-for-sale financial assets3,087,236501,7613,111,164Land use rights4,447,762722,8844,491,285Power generation licence3,989,469648,3993,837,169Mining rights1,922,655312,4851,922,655Deferred income tax assets1,064,199172,962652,358Derivative financial assets7,2411,17714,245Goodwill13,090,7762,127,61312,758,031Other non-current assets3,505,361569,7173,165,067Total non-current assets230,739,22937,501,500228,045,849 Current assetsInventories6,690,4581,087,3846,469,026Other receivables and assets2,563,746416,6802,072,981Accounts receivable13,558,0632,203,56015,562,121Derivative financial assets67,64410,99491,727Bank balances and cash11,957,7201,943,4609,433,385Assets held for sale–557,671Total current assets34,837,6315,662,07834,186,911Total assets265,576,86043,163,578262,232,760 As atJune 30, 2014 As at December 31, 2013 RMB US$ RMBEQUITY AND LIABILITIESCapital and reserves attributable to equity holders of the Company Share capital14,055,3832,284,38814,055,383Capital surplus17,306,9192,812,85317,347,068Surplus reserves7,085,4541,151,5827,085,454Currency translation differences(326,211)(53,018)(817,243)Retained earnings-Proposed dividend–5,341,046-Others26,247,3284,265,91619,438,95764,368,87310,461,72162,450,665Non-controlling interests14,324,7352,328,16512,742,309Total equity78,693,60812,789,88675,192,974Non-current liabilitiesLong-term loans60,990,5779,912,65460,513,671Long-term bonds18,723,9083,043,15223,726,550Deferred income tax liabilities2,052,316333,5582,032,417Derivative financial liabilities438,37071,247383,405Other non-current liabilities2,358,441383,3121,404,898Total non-current liabilities84,563,61213,743,92388,060,941 Current liabilitiesAccounts payable and other liabilities22,209,2763,609,62225,321,374Taxes payable1,738,134282,4951,647,925Dividends payable5,771,894938,092166,270Salary and welfare payables199,52632,428188,837Derivative financial liabilities55,2138,97443,591Short-term bonds15,336,8462,492,66115,135,024Short-term loans39,024,5286,342,56437,937,046Current portion of long-term loans11,273,2761,832,21912,796,956Current portion of long-term bonds6,710,9471,090,7145,690,650Liabilities held for sale–51,172Total current liabilities102,319,64016,629,76998,978,845Total liabilities186,883,25230,373,692187,039,786Total equity and liabilities265,576,86043,163,578262,232,760For the convenience of the reader, translation of amounts from Renminbi (Rmb) into United States dollars (US$) has been made at the rate of US$1.00=Rmb6.1528 announced by the People’s Bank of China on June 30, 2014. No representation is made that Renminbi amounts could have been, or could be, converted into United States dollars at that rate as at June 30, 2014, or at any other certain rate. HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INTERIM STATEMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (UNAUDITED) FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2014(Amounts expressed in thousands, except per share data) For the six months ended June 30,20142013RMBUS$RMB Operating revenue64,605,52110,500,18264,062,329Tax and levies on operations(488,913)(79,462)(521,253) Operating expensesFuel (34,570,038) (5,618,586) (35,677,117)Maintenance(1,534,273)(249,362)(1,433,270)Depreciation(5,792,669)(941,469)(5,605,718) LaborService fees on transmission and(2,518,878)(409,387)(2,409,750)transformer facilities of HIPDC(70,386)(11,440)(70,386)Purchase of electricity(2,572,420)(418,089)(2,664,797)Others(2,640,025)(429,077)(3,364,720)Total operating expenses(49,698,689)(8,077,410)(51,225,758)Profit from operations14,417,9192,343,31012,315,318Interest income80,81613,13583,862Financial expenses, net Interest expense(3,726,906)(605,725)(3,948,892)Exchange (loss)/gain and bank charges, net(51,126)(8,310)85,959Total financial expenses, net(3,778,032)(614,035)(3,862,933)Share of profits of associates/jointly controlled entities728,274118,365319,493Gain on fair value changes of financial assets/liabilities4,1196697,427Other investment income57,5739,358185,576Profit before income tax expense11,510,6691,870,8029,048,743 Income tax expense(3,089,354)(502,106)(2,288,062)Net profit8,421,3151,368,6966,760,681 HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.For the six months ended June 30,20142013RMBUS$RMBOther comprehensive income/(loss), net of taxItems that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:Fair value changes of available-for-sale financial asset(19,317)(3,140)9,659Share of other comprehensive income/ (loss) of investees accounted for under the equity method7,7301,256(38,022)Effective portion of cash flow hedges(76,754)(12,475)308,856Translation differences of the financial statements of foreign operations491,39179,866(629,007)Other comprehensive income/(loss), net of tax403,05065,507(348,514)Total comprehensive income8,824,3651,434,2036,412,167Net profit attributable to:- Equity holders of the Company6,808,3721,106,5495,622,740- Non-controlling interests1,612,943262,1471,137,9418,421,3151,368,6966,760,681Total comprehensive income attributable to: – Equity holders of the Company7,211,0631,171,9975,274,863- Non-controlling interests1,613,302262,2061,137,3048,824,3651,434,2036,412,167Earnings per share attributable to theequity holders of the Company(expressed in RMB per share)- Basic and diluted0.480.080.40Dividends paid—For the convenience of the reader, translation of amounts from Renminbi (Rmb) into United States dollars (US$) has been made at the rate of US$1.00=Rmb6.1528 announced by the People’s Bank of China on June 30, 2014. No representation is made that Renminbi amounts could have been, or could be, converted into United States dollars at that rate as at June 30, 2014, or at any other certain rate.
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