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Pakistan's Chashma 4 officially accepted

Pakistan's Chashma 4 officially accepted

A ceremony has been held to mark the final official acceptance of unit 4 at the Chashma nuclear power plant in Pakistan's Punjab province. Constructed by China National Nuclear Corporation, the unit is China's fourth overseas nuclear power unit.

New Nuclear 28 September 2020


Hot tests completed at Pakistani Hualong One

Hot tests completed at Pakistani Hualong One

Hot functional testing of the Karachi 2 reactor in Pakistan was completed on 4 September, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today. The Chinese-designed Hualong One reactor is scheduled for commercial operation next year.

New Nuclear 07 September 2020


Karachi 2 containment building completed

Karachi 2 containment building completed

The concreting of the outer dome of the double-layer containment building at unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan was completed on 10 April, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced. The two Chinese-designed Hualong One reactors being built at the site are scheduled for commercial operation in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

New Nuclear 16 April 2020


Reactor internals installed at second Hualong One unit in Pakistan

Reactor internals installed at second Hualong One unit in Pakistan

Installation has been completed of the reactor internals of the Hualong One reactor under construction at unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan. Those for unit 2 were installed in January 2019. The units are scheduled for commercial operation in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

New Nuclear 07 April 2020


IAEA helps streamline Pakistan's nuclear power programme

IAEA helps streamline Pakistan's nuclear power programme

Pakistan has described the support it has received from the International Atomic Energy Agency in strengthening its nuclear power programme through a project launched in 2018. The country aims for a significant expansion of its use of nuclear power over the coming decades in order to meet growing energy demand. Regulators, operators and representatives of organisations involved in Pakistan's nuclear power programme attended a four-day meeting at the IAEA's headquarters last month to discuss the Agency's streamlined support for the country.

Nuclear Policies 14 February 2020


Cold tests completed at Karachi 2

Cold tests completed at Karachi 2

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced the completion of cold functional tests at Karachi unit 2 in Pakistan. The two units under construction at the site are the first exports of the Hualong One reactor design.

New Nuclear 05 December 2019


Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Energy ministers from across Central Asia today committed their countries to collaborating on meeting the United Nations' seventh Sustainable Development Goal, which pledges 'affordable and clean energy' by 2030. The meeting is the first time they have come together to discuss the region's common energy challenges.

Energy & Environment 20 September 2019


Outer dome installed at Karachi 2

Outer dome installed at Karachi 2

The outer safety dome has been installed on the containment building of unit 2 at the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan. The unit is the first of two Chinese-supplied Hualong One reactors being built at the site.

New Nuclear 18 June 2019


Karachi 2 reactor internals in place

Karachi 2 reactor internals in place

Installation has been completed of the reactor internals of the Hualong One reactor under construction at unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan.

New Nuclear 31 January 2019


Karachi 2 pressuriser completes tests

Karachi 2 pressuriser completes tests

The pressuriser for the HPR1000 (Hualong One) reactor under construction at unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan has completed factory hydraulic pressure testing.

New Nuclear 19 October 2018