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Construction Starts on Zhangzhou Nuclear Project

October 16, 2019

Fuel assemblies for HPR1000 (Hualong One) nuclear reactors (Photo: CNNC)

China National Nuclear Power Co Ltd started the construction of the Zhangzhou nuclear project on Wednesday, the company said in a filing to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

The project, which will use China's homegrown third-generation nuclear reactor technology know as the "Hualong One", was the first new conventional nuclear project to be approved by China in three years.


(Reporting by Min Zhang and David Stanway, editing by Louise Heavens)

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