On 25 November, REN received the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, Mr. Cai Run. The aim of the visit was to enhance Portuguese and Chinese collaboration in future electricity, natural gas and R&D projects.
In the encounter that gathered the Board of REN and a delegation from the Chinese Embassy, were also present the Chairman, the General Manager and Deputy General of the R&D Nester, one of points of interest to the Chinese delegation and that REN's CEO, Rodrigo Costa, defined as a 'REN and State Grid innovation initiative' and the 'completion of the cooperation and of the commitment assumed by both companies', thus attesting the strong liaison that has been established between Portugal and China.
To Nuno Souza and Silva, R&D Nester's General Director, the visit of the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China was 'an honour' for the opportunity it provided to 'demonstrate first-hand the excellent collaboration between the two countries under the theme 'energy', an area that is so important technologically, economically and socially, and which highlights the research and innovation that is being developed to benefit the energy system and the population in general.'
This visit ended with visitats to the Dispatch Centre of Rede Eléctrica and the R&D Nester Laboratory.