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Ningde 3 connected to power grid

New Nuclear

24 March 2015

Unit 3 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in Fujian province was connected to the grid on 21 March, China General Nuclear announced yesterday. The company now has 14 power reactors in operation.

China resumes new reactor approvals

New Nuclear

10 March 2015

The Chinese government has approved construction of two more units at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in Liaoning province, marking the first approval for new reactors in four years.

Sanmen 2 steam generators on site

New Nuclear

09 March 2015

Sanmen 2 SG 48The second steam generator for the second AP1000 unit under construction at Sanmen in China's Zhejiang province has been delivered to the construction site ahead of installation.

Chinese reactors approach commercial operation

New Nuclear

13 March 2015

Two new Chinese nuclear power units - Yangjiang 2 and Ningde 3 - have moved closer to commissioning by being connected to the grid and achieving first criticality, respectively.

Third generator arrives for Tianwan 3

New Nuclear

10 March 2015

Tianwan 3 SG arrival 48The third of four Russian-produced steam generators has now been delivered to the construction site of unit 3 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province.

CASI venture opens in China


17 February 2015

CASI signing ceremony 48A joint venture between France's Areva and China's Central Nuclear Control System Engineering Co has officially opened in Beijing. The new company - Areva Nuclear Safety Instrument Control Engineering Co (CASI) - will supply digital control systems for nuclear power plants.