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Second CGN Hualong One completes commissioning tests

Second CGN Hualong One completes commissioning tests

Unit 4 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region has entered commercial operation, China General Nuclear announced. The unit is the second of two CGN-designed demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors at the site.

New Nuclear 28 May 2024


Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province. The unit is the first of three Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site.

New Nuclear 22 May 2024


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Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

The main control room of the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, has officially been put into operation, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Representatives from China and Pakistan formally signed the final acceptance certificate for Karachi unit 2, just over three years after the 1100 MWe unit started up.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


Reactor vessel and steam generators shipped for Tianwan 8

Reactor vessel and steam generators shipped for Tianwan 8

The reactor vessel and two steam generators, with a combined weight of more than 1000 tonnes, will travel by road, river and sea from Russia to the Tianwan site in China's Jiangsu province.

New Nuclear 15 May 2024


Hungary and China sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement

Hungary and China sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement

A memorandum of understanding on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has been signed by the China Atomic Energy Authority and Hungary's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Nuclear Policies 10 May 2024


China and France aim to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

China and France aim to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

China's CGN and France's EDF have signed a Letter of Intent on deepening and expanding cooperation on nuclear energy - it came as President Emmanuel Macron hosted a visit to France by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2024


Lufeng 5 inner dome hoisted into place

Lufeng 5 inner dome hoisted into place

The inner containment dome has been installed at unit 5 of the Lufeng nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. It is the first of two HPR1000 (Hualong One) under construction at the site, where four CAP1000s are also planned.

New Nuclear 30 April 2024


Construction starts of second Lianjiang unit

Construction starts of second Lianjiang unit

The first safety-related concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 2 at the Lianjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. It is the second of two CAP1000 units planned as the initial phase of the plant, which will eventually house six such reactors.

New Nuclear 29 April 2024


China starts mass production of carbon-14 isotope

China starts mass production of carbon-14 isotope

The carbon-14 isotope is being produced at the Qinshan nuclear power plant, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 22 April 2024