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    We would like to thank Mr Steve Kidd for this article
 
 
    We would like to thank Mr Tom O’Sullivan
for this article
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    We would like to thank Mr Steve Kidd for this article
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Going nuclear in ASEAN: Can Malaysia rise to the
challenge?
Why we need new nuclear
 
 
 
Chinese nuclear operator CGN Power Co said on 30 September it expected Fangchenggang unit 2 to begin commercial operation on 1 October. In an announcement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the company said it expected the CPR-1000 pressurized water reactor to complete all commissioning work and will be qualified for commercial operation. Fangchenggang 2 reached first criticality in June and was connected to the grid in July.

Eversheds has advised a consortium of Chinese banks, led by China Development Bank Corporation, on "key financial aspects" of the £16 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear new build project, it said on 30 September. The Eversheds team provided advice on the initial £4 billion credit facilities, with a further £4 billion of facilities to follow. Europe's largest infrastructure project, the new plant is scheduled for completion in 2023.
 
Articles from our last Europe briefing in Warsaw:    
 
The geopolitical case for nuclear power in Japan – Click the image to read the article in full.   U.S Dept. of Energy official: Next generation of nuclear can be even safer. – Click image to read article in full.
     
 

Solar farm providing only intermittent power? Add a small nuke! – Click the image to read the article in full.
  How Thorium can solve the nuclear waste problem in conventional reactors. – Click the image to read the article in full.
 
   
How Thorium can burn nuclear waste and generate energy. – Click image to read article in full.    
 
     
   
     
 
     
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