Aug. 1, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Huaneng Power International Inc<600011
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Basic earnings per share were RMB 0.16 during the period, said the company in a statement.
The power producer said the robust growth in net profit was due to higher power tariffs and effective cost control.
The company's consolidated operating revenue grew 4.88% YoY to RMB 67.18 billion in the first six months.
Huaneng Power International saw its electricity output from domestic power plants fall 1.46% to 150.17 terawatt hours in the period. Electricity sales dropped 1.45% YoY to 141.64 TWhs.