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SPIC and Westinghouse agree to cooperate

SPIC and Westinghouse agree to cooperate

China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding for "global cooperation" in nuclear energy with Westinghouse Electric Company of the USA.

Corporate 09 November 2018


Contracts signed for two more Tianwan units

Contracts signed for two more Tianwan units

Contracts have been signed between China National Nuclear Corporation and Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom, including for the construction of units 7 and 8 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province.

New Nuclear 07 November 2018


Sanmen 2 AP1000 enters commercial operation

Sanmen 2 AP1000 enters commercial operation

Unit 2 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province has completed 168 hours of full-power continuous operation. The unit is now deemed to be the third AP1000 reactor to enter commercial operation.

New Nuclear 06 November 2018


Climate goal demands huge boost in Chinese nuclear

Climate goal demands huge boost in Chinese nuclear

China's nuclear generating capacity must increase to 554 GWe by 2050 if the country is to fulfill its part in meeting a proposed target of limiting global temperature rise to below 1.5°C, according to a study by the National Development and Reform Commission's Energy Research Institute.

Energy & Environment 31 October 2018


Fourth Tianwan unit connected to grid

Fourth Tianwan unit connected to grid

Unit 4 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has been connected to the electricity grid, bringing global nuclear generating capacity to over 400 GWe for the first time.

New Nuclear 29 October 2018


NEI to review US-China export policy

NEI to review US-China export policy

The US Nuclear Energy Institute is working to determine the impact of the US government's recently announced policy framework for civil nuclear cooperation with China. Careful implementation is critical to mitigate commercial harms, the NEI's Dan Lipman said.

Nuclear Policies 25 October 2018


Second AP1000 enters commercial operation

Second AP1000 enters commercial operation

Unit 1 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province has completed 168 hours of full-power continuous operation. The unit is now deemed to be the second AP1000 reactor to enter commercial operation.

New Nuclear 23 October 2018


LEU fuel en route to Nigerian research reactor

LEU fuel en route to Nigerian research reactor

China has begun the shipment of low-enriched uranium fuel for use in the Nigeria Research Reactor-1 , a Chinese-supplied Miniature Neutron Source Reactor that currently uses high-enriched uranium fuel.

Regulation & Safety 19 October 2018


Karachi 2 pressuriser completes tests

Karachi 2 pressuriser completes tests

The pressuriser for the HPR1000 (Hualong One) reactor under construction at unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan has completed factory hydraulic pressure testing.

New Nuclear 19 October 2018


Belgium, China to cooperate in nuclear energy

Belgium, China to cooperate in nuclear energy

China and Belgium have signed a framework agreement on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. The agreement was one of several accords signed in Brussels yesterday during a meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.

Nuclear Policies 18 October 2018