Nuclear News Weekly Round Up – 9/25-9/30
Dome of Tianwan Unit 5’s Reactor Building Successfully Topped Out
On the morning of September 26th, the dome of Tianwan unit 5’s reactor building was successfully installed. This milestone marks the completion of civil construction and the project's installation phase will begin.
Bradwell B, Britain’s “Hualong One” Plant, Proceeding Well, Expected to Enter Phase II this November
Bradwell B, the nuclear power plant in Britain using Hualong One technology, is proceeding well according to a statement in Beijing last month from Zhang Shanming, General Manager of CGN. The project is expected to enter into phase II of its preparation this November. Zhang also mentioned that China General Nuclear (CGN) and Électricité de France (EDF) are preparing to begin geographical studies at the project site, including soil research and an assessment on the effect of cooling facilities on the protection of local biodiversity. The project is currently in the pre-planning stage.