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Fourth Ningde unit enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Ningde 3 and 4 - 48Unit 4 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has entered commercial operation, plant constructor China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited announced today.

Grid connection for second Fangchenggang unit

New Nuclear

18 July 2016

Fangchenggang 2 grid connection - 48Unit 2 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi province started supplying electricity to the grid on 15 July, China General Nuclear announced the following day.

CAP1400 access hatch passes factory acceptance test

New Nuclear

08 July 2016

CAP1400 access hatch testing - 48Function tests of the containment vessel access hatch for the demonstration CAP1400 unit to be built at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province have successfully been completed.

Kazakh-Chinese talks build on cooperation agreements

Corporate

18 July 2016

The heads of Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and China's CITIC Group have met to discuss attracting investment to the Central Asian country's nuclear energy sector. Askar Zhumagaliyev and Chang Zhenming met as part of the working visit to China of Kazakhstan's first deputy prime minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

Chinese I&C system passes IAEA review

Corporate

15 July 2016

FirmSys - 48A Chinese-developed digital instrumentation and control (I&C) system for nuclear power plants recently passed an independent review by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Three Chinese units approach operation

New Nuclear

04 July 2016

Fuqing 3 first criticality - 48Three new nuclear power reactors in China have recently reached significant milestones toward their operation. First criticality has been achieved at Fuqing 3 and Fangchenggang 2 - both CPR-1000s - while cold hydrostatic tests have been completed at the Haiyang 1 AP1000.