Installation of the fourth and final reactor coolant pump at the Sanmen 2 AP1000 was completed yesterday, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced. Meanwhile, the boron injection tank has been installed at the second demonstration Hualong One unit being constructed at the Fuqing plant.
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China is strengthening its dominance of the global renewable energy industry after increasing investments in green technology overseas to more than $32bn – far in excess of the amounts deployed by any other country. The 60 per cent surge in Chinese capital last year highlights the country’s increasing economic commitment to low-carbon forms of energy even as Donald Trump, the US president-elect, threatens to weaken Washington’s backing for the shift away from fossil fuels. China is already investing more than $100bn a year in domestic renewable energy projects – more than double the US figure – and the latest data show that Chinese money also dwarfs US green finance globally.
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