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China, Pakistan mark completion of Karachi 2&3 project

China, Pakistan mark completion of Karachi 2&3 project

A ceremony has been held to mark the inauguration of unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan. China National Nuclear Corporation said the two Hualong One reactors at the site have now both officially been delivered to Pakistan and put into operation.

New Nuclear 03 February 2023


Xudapu 4 containment starts to take shape

Xudapu 4 containment starts to take shape

The initial steel lining module of the inner containment has been installed at unit 4 of the Xudapu nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 01 February 2023


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Containment building completed at Zhangzhou 1

Containment building completed at Zhangzhou 1

Construction has been completed of the outer dome of the containment building of unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced. Zhangzhou 1 is the first of two Hualong One units being built at the site, scheduled to enter commercial operation in 2024 and 2025, respectively.

New Nuclear 24 January 2023


CGN's first Hualong One reactor starts supplying electricity

CGN's first Hualong One reactor starts supplying electricity

Unit 3 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region has been connected to the grid for the first time, China General Nuclear announced. The unit - the first of two demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors at the site - is scheduled to enter commercial operation in the second half of 2023.

New Nuclear 11 January 2023


Chinese tokamak achieves Super I-mode

Chinese tokamak achieves Super I-mode

A new mode of improved plasma confinement has been demonstrated at the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak, the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences announced. It said the new high-confinement and self-organising Super I-mode "represents the reliability and advancement of the machine itself but also offers insights into how to better maintain the plasma operating stably and for long duration".

New Nuclear 09 January 2023


Fuel load for Chinese fast reactor dispatched from Russia

Fuel load for Chinese fast reactor dispatched from Russia

Rosatom's TVEL fuel company has dispatched all shipments to China scheduled for 2022 in order to supply the first core loading of the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron reactor at Xiapu in China's Fujian province.

Uranium & Fuel 04 January 2023


Delay to start-up of CGN's first Hualong One unit

Delay to start-up of CGN's first Hualong One unit

Unit 3 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region will now not begin operation until the first half of 2023, China General Nuclear announced in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The unit - the first of two demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site - had been due to start up in the second half of 2022.

New Nuclear 21 December 2022


Chinese nuclear plant starts supplying industrial heating

Chinese nuclear plant starts supplying industrial heating

China's first nuclear energy industrial heating project has officially been completed and put into operation at the Qinshan nuclear power plant in Zhejiang Province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

Corporate 15 December 2022


China's demonstration HTR-PM reaches full power

China's demonstration HTR-PM reaches full power

The demonstration High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor-Pebble-bed Module (HTR-PM) at the Shidaowan site in Shandong province of China has reached full power with "stable operation under the mode of 'two reactors with one machine'".

New Nuclear 09 December 2022


First fuel from Ulba-FA fuel delivered to customer

First fuel from Ulba-FA fuel delivered to customer

The first batch of fresh nuclear fuel from the Ulba-FA LLP joint partnership has been delivered to a Chinese nuclear power plant, Kazatomprom has announced. The shipment of AFA 3G ТМ fuel assemblies - equivalent to one reload (a little over 30 tonnes of low-enriched uranium) have been accepted by the end customer, China General Nuclear Power Corporation. 

Uranium & Fuel 08 December 2022