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.
There was an opening ceremony for the China Nuclear Engineering Corp’s nuclear science week and the third national middle-school student nuclear summer camp, on July 27, in Fuqing, Fujian province.
China and Russia have been talking cooperation in the nuclear industry, not only in the two countries but elsewhere as well, according to industrial officials taking part in the International Industrial Trade Fair 2015 in the city of Yekaterinburg, Russia.
The China National Nuclear Corp met with representatives of the Russian nuclear giant Rosatom, on July 6, to discuss cooperation on nuclear power projects.
China and France are increasing cooperation in the field of spent nuclear fuel reprocessing and recycling, after Premier Li Keqiang's visit to France, on June 30