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CAP1400 reactor vessel passes pressure tests

New Nuclear

22 March 2017

CAP1400 RPV testing - 48Hydraulic pressure testing has been completed on the reactor pressure vessel for the demonstration CAP1400 unit to be built at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province.

Feasibility study for Saudi Arabian HTGR project

New Nuclear

17 March 2017

CNEC-KACARE March 2017 - 48China and Saudi Arabia have signed a cooperation agreement for a joint study on the feasibility of constructing high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in the Middle Eastern country.

CGN, Ultra to develop next generation I&C systems


03 March 2017

Ultra Electronics-CGN MOU - 48China General Nuclear and Ultra Electronics of the UK have agreed to enhance their cooperation in the development of high-integrity instrumentation and control systems and sensors for nuclear power plants worldwide.

Energy sector emissions maintained for third year

Energy and Environment

17 March 2017

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions - the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions - stayed flat for the third consecutive year in 2016, the International Energy Agency announced. This was despite an expansion in the global economy.

Fourth Yangjiang unit enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

16 March 2017

Yangjiang 4 control room - 48Unit 4 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has completed commissioning tests and now meets the conditions for entering commercial operation, China General Nuclear announced yesterday.

China sets out nuclear plans for 2017

Nuclear Policies

02 March 2017

China will complete construction of five nuclear power reactors and start construction of eight more in 2017, according to plans released by the country's National Energy Administration. Planning for a further eight reactors will also be progressed this year.