The first reactor coolant pump motor for Unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant (known as Karachi 2), China’s self-developed third-generation HPR1000 (Hualong 1) demonstration project in Pakistan, was lifted into place on Aug 23.
The pressurizers of Fuqing Unit 6, a Hualong one (HPR1000) demonstration project, passed inspection on Aug 14, signifying that research and production of all pressurizers for the four Hualong one units, both in China and abroad, have been completed.
The 2019 Lancang - Mekong National Nuclear Energy Youth Training Program was launched at China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation in Beijing, on Aug 12.
Gansu Yumen Heiyazi 50MW Grid Parity Wind Power Demonstration Project, constructed by CNNC Rich Energy Corp Ltd, became China’s first grid parity wind power project to be connected to the grid on July 31.
Guidong Niulang Mountain 48MW Wind Power Project, the first poverty alleviation project operated by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), was connected to the grid in Guidong county, Hunan province, on July 29.
Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), located in Zhejiang province, was China’s first NPP and was entirely designed and built using Chinese technology. Operated by Qinshan Nuclear Power Company, a CNNC subsidiary, it has boosted the economy of the town and serves as an example of China’s progress in developing its nuclear power industry.