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China, India back global climate deal

Energy and Environment

19 May 2015

Li and Modi - 15 May 2015 - 48China and India issued a statement underscoring the importance of working together and with other countries to conclude an ambitious, comprehensive, universal, balanced and equitable climate agreement in Paris later this year.

Fuqing 5 foundation in place

New Nuclear

12 May 2015

Fuqing_5_foundation_(CNNC)_48The pouring of concrete for the base mat of the reactor building of Fuqing 5, China's first Hualong One unit, has been completed, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced today.

China starts building first Hualong One unit

New Nuclear

07 May 2015

Fuqing 5 first concrete 48Construction has officially started on unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today. The unit will be a demonstration Hualong One reactor, a design the company aims to export.

Fuel loading completed at Fuqing 2

New Nuclear

18 May 2015

Fuqing 2 core - 48 (CNNC)The loading of fuel assemblies into the reactor core of unit 2 at the Fuqing plant in China's Fujian province has been completed in preparation for startup.

Argentina-China talks on new nuclear plants

New Nuclear

08 May 2015

A $13 billion deal agreed by China to build two reactors for Argentina hinges entirely on the Chinese side putting up the financing, with a final arrangement on the cash deal to be inked in 2017, according to sources in the Chinese nuclear industry.

Preparations continue for initial CAP1400 units

New Nuclear

27 April 2015

Shidaowan CAP1400 conventional island concreting 48Construction of China's first two CAP1400 reactors at Shidaowan in Shandong province awaits final approval. However, site preparations for the units are well advanced with the pouring of concrete for the foundations of the first unit's conventional island having now begun.