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China goes all-in on home grown tech in push for nuclear dominance

17 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI China plans to gamble on the bulk deployment of its untested "Hualong One" nuclear reactor, squeezing out foreign designs, as it resumes a long-delayed nuclear programme aimed at meeting its clean energy goals, government and industry officials said.

France's Suez says to help China improve chemical industry safety after blast

17 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI China has asked French utility Suez SA to help the country's efforts to tackle underlying safety issues in its massive chemical sector after a deadly explosion in the eastern coastal city of Yancheng last month, a company executive said.

China soil pollution efforts stymied by local governments: Greenpeace

17 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI China's efforts to combat dangerous soil pollution are being stymied by local governments and their need to earn money through land sales, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday.

China targets nuclear fusion power generation by 2040

12 Apr 2019

HEFEI, China China aims to complete and start generating power from an experimental nuclear fusion reactor by around 2040, a senior scientist involved in the project said, as it works to develop and commercialize a game-changing source of clean energy.

U.S. LNG to China will increase despite trade tension: Cheniere

04 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI Shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to China will increase over the long term despite ongoing trade tensions, senior executives of Cheniere Energy, the biggest U.S. exporter of the super-chilled fuel, told Reuters.

LNG will be big part of China-U.S. trade once tensions resolved: CNOOC

03 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI Liquefied natural gas (LNG) will become a big part of China-U.S. trade once tensions are properly resolved between the two countries, a senior executive from China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-France's Total signs deals for Tellurian's Driftwood LNG project

03 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI, April 3 French oil and gas major Total SA and U.S. company Tellurian Inc have signed deals supporting the development of the proposed $30 billion Driftwood liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the two firms said on Wednesday.

China to fall short of 2020 nuclear capacity target

02 Apr 2019

BEIJING China will fall short of its nuclear power generation capacity target for 2020, according to a forecast from the China Electricity Council on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-China to fall short of 2020 nuclear capacity target

02 Apr 2019

* Target for 2020 is 58 GW, versus current capacity of 45.9 GW

China to build 6-8 reactors a year to meet 2030 development goals - executive

01 Apr 2019

BEIJING China will be able to build six to eight nuclear reactors a year if project approval processes return to normal as expected in the near future, the chairman of the state-owned China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) told Reuters on Monday.

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