Construction began on two Hualong One units — units 3 and 4 at the Changjiang nuclear power plant in South China's Hainan province — on March 31.
The first overseas Hualong One (HPR1000) nuclear unit — Unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan — was successfully connected to the power network for the first time on March 18 local time.
The first project of the Chinese Helium Cooled Ceramic Breeder Test Blanket System (HCCB TBS) for ITER was launched at the CNNC Southwestern Institute of Physics.
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) Joints Universities and Research Institutes to Conduct the Experiment on COVID-19 Virus Inactivation by Irradiation Technology
The relevant research results are of great significance for the disinfection treatment of the COVID-19 virus in imported cold-chain food and the prevention and control of the COVID-19 virus during the important international sports events.
Unit 5 of China's Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant, the world's first demonstration project to adopt China's indigenous Generation III nuclear power technology Hualong One, also known as HPR1000, was put into commercial operation.
Cold functional tests on the No 6 unit at the Fuqing nuclear power plant of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) in Fuqing, Southeast China's Fujian province were completed on January 11.
It represents an important step in advancing the application of China's fourth-generation nuclear power technology.
Fifteen nuclear power units of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) got full marks in the 100-point evaluation of the WANO (World Association of Nuclear Operators) composite index in November, tying for first place globally.
The HL-2M tokamak reactor in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province completed its first discharge on Dec 4, signifying China's independent mastery of the design and construction of large, advanced tokamak devices and their operating technology.
The K-2 Unit of Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan, the first overseas unit to use Hualong One (HPR100) technology, began fuel loading on Nov 28 (Pakistan local time), marking the unit's entry into the nuclear commissioning stage, and laying a solid foundation for subsequent criticality and grid-connected power generation.