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Digital control system installation begins at Chinese SMR

Digital control system installation begins at Chinese SMR

Installation of the digital control system has begun at the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 11 April 2024


New Chinese reactor begins supplying power

New Chinese reactor begins supplying power

Fangchenggang unit 4 - the second demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactor at the site in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region - has been connected to the grid, China General Nuclear announced.

Waste & Recycling 11 April 2024


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Second CGN Hualong One starts up

Second CGN Hualong One starts up

Unit 4 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region has attained a sustained chain reaction for the first time, China General Nuclear announced. The unit is the second of two demonstration CGN-designed Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors at the site.

New Nuclear 09 April 2024


HTR-PM heating project commissioned

HTR-PM heating project commissioned

The nuclear heating project of the demonstration High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor-Pebble-bed Module at the Shidaowan site in China's Shandong province has been connected to the heating grid and put into operation, China Huaneng announced.

New Nuclear 02 April 2024


Haiyang 3 containment takes shape

Haiyang 3 containment takes shape

The walls of the containment building of unit 3 at the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province are now in place following the installation of the third cylinder ring, the Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute announced.

New Nuclear 19 March 2024


Lower tier of Tianwan 8's inner containment dome lifted into place

Lower tier of Tianwan 8's inner containment dome lifted into place

The lower part of the inner containment building's dome has a diameter of 44 metres at its base and is just over 12 metres high. The upper dome part will be lifted and welded into position in a separate operation.

New Nuclear 15 March 2024


Turkey continuing negotiations over new nuclear power plants

Turkey continuing negotiations over new nuclear power plants

Turkey's Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar says it hopes to launch the first unit at Akkuyu by the end of the year - while negotiations continue with Russia, China and South Korea about two more nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 11 March 2024


Contract for ITER vacuum vessel assembly

Contract for ITER vacuum vessel assembly

The Sino-French TAC-1 consortium - led by China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary China Nuclear Power Engineering and including Framatome - has been awarded a contract to assemble the vacuum chamber modules of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, under construction in Cadarache, southern France.

New Nuclear 05 March 2024


Start up of Chinese industrial nuclear steam project begins

Start up of Chinese industrial nuclear steam project begins

Commissioning has begun of China's first industrial-use nuclear energy steam supply project, China National Nuclear Corporation announced. The project at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province will supply steam to a nearby petrochemical plant.

Corporate 04 March 2024


Fangchenggang 4 receives operating licence

Fangchenggang 4 receives operating licence

China's National Nuclear Safety Administration has granted an operating licence for unit 4 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region. The unit is the second of two demonstration China General Nuclear-designed Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors at the site.

New Nuclear 28 February 2024