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China-designed nuclear power technology 'Hualong One' takes roots overseas

(People's Daily Online)    08:27, July 21, 2015

"Hualong One" third generation nuclear power technology was jointly developed by two nuclear power giants: China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). It won a technological innovation award on the achievements exhibition of the integration of China’s military and civilian defense Industry on July 18, 2015, according to Xinhua news agency.

Hualong One technology is a world-level domestically-developed third generation reactor design. At present, CGN is actively promoting nuclear cooperation with nearly 20 countries in places that include the United Kingdom, Argentina, Egypt, Brazil, Europe, Latin America, Africa and South Asia. "Hualong One" has taken roots overseas.

The first unit of Hualong One nuclear power reactor achieved an equipment localization rate of 85 percent, with a design life of 60 years. It is estimated that a single unit of Hualong One nuclear power reactor will create 150,000 jobs and about 100 million yuan output value.

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(Editor:Du Mingming,Bianji)

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