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Fuel despatched for China's CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

Fuel despatched for China's CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

The first batch of nuclear fuel has been dispatched to China for the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor at Xiapu in China's Fujian province.

New Nuclear 30 September 2022


Dome hoisted into place at Taipingling 2

Dome hoisted into place at Taipingling 2

China General Nuclear has successfully completed the hoisting of the 225-tonne dome into place on the second unit at Taipingling nuclear power plant, in Huizhou in south China's Guangdong province.

New Nuclear 26 September 2022


Approval for four new reactors in south China

Approval for four new reactors in south China

China's State Council approved the construction of two CAP1000 units as Phase I of the Lianjiang nuclear power plant in Guangdong province and two Hualong One units as Phase II of the Zhangzhou plant in Fujian province.

New Nuclear 15 September 2022


Construction of Lufeng 5 gets under way

Construction of Lufeng 5 gets under way

The first safety-related concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 5 at the new Lufeng nuclear power plant, China General Nuclear has announced. It marks the official start of construction of the first of two HPR1000 (Hualong One) pressurised water reactors planned at the site in China's Guangdong province, where the construction of four CAP1000s is also planned.

New Nuclear 09 September 2022


Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction has started on the first of four floating nuclear power plants for the Cape Nagloynyn project that will power a huge mining development in the Russian Arctic. At a Chinese shipyard, the keel-laying ceremony was held for a barge that will later be fitted with two RITM-200S reactors.

New Nuclear 31 August 2022


Inner dome installed at Zhangzhou 2

Inner dome installed at Zhangzhou 2

The inner safety dome was today installed on the containment building of unit 2 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced. Zhangzhou 2 is the second of two Hualong One units being built at the site, scheduled to enter commercial operation in 2024 and 2025, respectively.

New Nuclear 23 August 2022


Progress on conventional island of Chinese SMR

Progress on conventional island of Chinese SMR

The final tank of concrete has been poured into the underground retaining walls of the conventional island at the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang nuclear power plant on China's island province of Hainan.

New Nuclear 19 August 2022


Chinese EPR resumes power supply after extended outage

Chinese EPR resumes power supply after extended outage

Unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province offline has been reconnected to the electricity grid after having been offline for more than a year following the discovery of damaged fuel rods.

Corporate 17 August 2022


Largest module installed at Sanmen 3

Largest module installed at Sanmen 3

The largest and heaviest module has been installed at unit 3 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 17 August 2022


Pressure vessel installed at second Zhangzhou unit

Pressure vessel installed at second Zhangzhou unit

The reactor pressure vessel has been hoisted into place at unit 2 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province. Zhangzhou 2 is the second of two Hualong One units being built at the site, scheduled to enter commercial operation in 2024 and 2025, respectively.

New Nuclear 11 August 2022