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The reactor vessel for unit 7 of Tianwan nuclear power plant in Jiangsu province, China, has arrived at the site after a two month journey by sea from Russia.

Date: Saturday, 05 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Reactor-vessel-arrives-for-Tianwan-7

France and China agreed to renew their partnership in nuclear energy during the recent state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to China. This was one of a raft of economic agreements reached in the course of the three-day trip, during which Macron was accompanied by a large delegation, including 50 key business representatives.

Date: Thursday, 13 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfrance-renews-nuclear-co-operation-with-china-10750359

Cooperation agreements in the field of nuclear energy have been signed between China and France during a state visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to Beijing. The latest agreements between China General Nuclear (CGN), China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and EDF build on 40 years of previous cooperation between the two countries.

Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/China,-France-expand-nuclear-cooperation

Construction of unit 8 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province officially got under way on 25 February with the pouring of first concrete for the reactor's nuclear island. The unit is one of four VVER-1200 reactors to be supplied by Russia to China under a 2018 agreement.

Date: Saturday, 26 February 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Construction-starts-on-eighth-Tianwan-unit

The UK government is investigating ways to block China General Nuclear (CGN) from future power projects in the UK, according to media reports citing government sources. According to both Bloomberg and the Independent, unnamed sources confirmed the original report by the Financial Times that first revealed the UK government’s intentions.

Date: Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-looks-to-ban-cgn-from-participation-in-nuclear-projects-8935996

The US-led Leaders’ Summit on Climate, held on 22 and 23 April as a video conference, attracted 40 world leaders (presidents and prime ministers) including Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Also taking part were some 24 other speakers at ministerial level (environment, defence, economy) in addition to Pope Francis and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, as well as almost 40 heads of environmental organisations, indigenous communities and leading businessmen, including Bill Gates. The event coincided with Earth Day, an annual event first held in 1970.

Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsleaders-summit-on-climate-attracts-world-leaders-businessmen-and-environmentalists-8699323

The post-COVID economic recovery and the clean energy transition present a huge opportunity from which all nations can benefit, delegates at the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit agreed. Over 40 countries, covering more than 80% of global GDP, population and carbon emissions, took part in the event on 31 March to identify how to work together to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. They included the USA, which re-joined the 2015 climate accord earlier this year.

Date: Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ministers-chart-the-path-to-COP26