China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) signed an agreement on joint development of traveling-wave reactor (TWR) technology with TerraPower, a nuclear energy company based in the United States, in Seattle on Sept 22.
China National Nuclear Corporation, one of China’s largest nuclear operators, held a side event on the margins of the General Conference by the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna on September 15
The China National Nuclear Corp’s Unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant, which is using the HPR 1000 reactor in a pilot project, has its steel-lined base plates in place and work on the structure began, on Sept 8.
The China National Nuclear Corp signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jiangsu province, in Nanjing, the provincial capital, on Sept 8.
China’s first pilot nuclear power project using the HPR1000 reactor, with its first steel-lined module for the containment building of unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant, was in place, on Aug 16.
China’s giant nuclear power operator, China National Nuclear Corp, has reported that Unit 2 of its Fuqing nuclear power plant, in Fujian province, has been connected to the grid as of Aug 6, a sign that it can begin commercial operation, after a test run.