HCCL - Hangzhou Cable Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1958, Hangzhou Cable Co. Ltd (‘HCCL’) is a world-leading manufacturer, a national high and new technology enterprise and the vice president business of Cable-Wire industries Association of Zhejiang Province. HCCL was successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2015. Their products have been widely used in the construction of large-scale national infrastructures in which the developed patents have filled many domestic blanks in different fields.
On August 18, 2016, Hangzhou Cable Co. Ltd (‘HCCL’) and the UNSW Joint Laboratory was established, marking the official launch of the first overseas Research and Development Center of Hangzhou Cable Co. Ltd (‘HCCL’). On September 6, 2016, Hangzhou joint laboratory was established to symbolise the launch of the flagship HCCL graphene cable research project for high throughput manufacturing and is showcasing an entrepreneurial joint venture collaboration between China and Australia.
In August 2018, the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, highly praised the great partnership between HCCL and USNW and highlighted the ground-breaking achievements of graphene cable project during a speech at UNSW Sydney.
In October 2018, HCCL transferred the UNSW joint laboratory-developed graphene cables technology into the Hangzhou Joint Laboratory for industrial production. The continuous pilot production of graphene cables started from the perspective of facilities and techniques where two existing production lines were customised and used.
Founded in July 1984, Chint is a US$10.5 billion company specialising in new energy, electronics and electricity transmission, which already partners with Professor Cheemun Chong via the Torch program. A world-leader in photovoltaics and smart energy solutions, CHINT boasts an extensive business network across over 140 countries and regions and over 30000 employees. CHINT have been ranking among China’s Top 500 companies for 18 consecutive years. Its subsidiary, CHINT Electrics is the first company in China with low-voltage electrics as its main business getting listed on the A-share market as one of the Top 50 Asian listed companies.
To comply with the trend of integrated development of modern energy, intelligent manufacturing and digital technology, CHINT has adopted “One Cloud & Two Nets” as the business strategy. CHINT Cloud fulfils digital application and services in both internal and external as the platform of intelligent technology and data application. Based on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), CHINT built an intelligent manufacturing system and realizes intelligent application in electrical industry. Relying on the Energy Internet of Things (EIoT), CHINT built its smart energy system and develops the regional EIoT mode.
Focusing on energy system of supply, storage, transmission, distribution and consumption, CHINT has core businesses of clean energy, energy distribution, big data and energy value-added services. Furthermore, CHINT pillar businesses include photovoltaic equipment, energy storage, power transmission & distribution, low-voltage apparatuses, intelligent terminals, software development and control automation. With developing into a platform-based enterprise, CHINT provides a package of energy solutions for public institutions, industrial & commercial users and end users, by building a regional smart energy operation ecosphere.
On the morning of June 5 2019, Beijing time, Zhejiang Chint New Energy Development Co., Ltd. (referred to as "Chint New Energy") and the University of New South Wales in Australia formally signed a technical cooperation agreement. According to the agreement, the two parties will conduct knowledge exchanges and cooperation on the future development of high-efficiency battery modules, integrate their respective theoretical and practical advantages, work together to achieve a win-win situation to promote the re-upgrade of the photovoltaic industry. This will also be a new starting point for Chint New Energy to develop industry-university-research cooperation with the world's top universities.