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China General Nuclear reaches new highs
As the representatives of CGN announced, they finally managed to win the deal with the Malaysian company Edra. The Chinese giant will now be accountable for the stake and further development of their facilities in different parts of the globe. The plants are situated in several countries:
- Southeast Asia (7 plants)
- Bangladesh (3 plants)
- Egypt (3 plants).
The total number of plants is 13. The majority of facilities are powered by the natural gas, while just one burns coal. The total capacity of the plants exceeds 6.5 million kilowatts.
Another achievement of China General Nuclear is the agreement signed with the power company from Romania. They were selected for the financing, building, and operating of 2 new units of the nuclear plant in Cernavoda. The Chinese company has been involved in the project in the region since 2010. After a new agreement, they will be accountable for the 3rd and 4th units.
China General Nuclear Power Group: the information about the organization
CGN is one of the largest international companies, which deals with the nuclear power. It is located in China and cooperates with the partners all over the globe. It is recognized as a leader in clean energy production. The key directions of work for the company are:
- nuclear power
- wind power
- solar power
- nuclear fuel.
The experience in the R&D sphere reaches 30 years.
The number of workers in the company totals almost 40,000 people all over the world. They are the biggest nuclear power operator in China and the largest nuclear power constructor in the world.
The firm was established in 1994. It used to be called China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding. Today the corporation has over 20 subsidiary firms. The company changed the title in 2013 to CGN. It was connected with the fact that they work much farther than the province of Guangdong. In 2014, CGN purchased several wind farms in the United Kingdom. In 2015, the energy assets of 1Malaysia Development Berhad were purchased.
Currently, the company is responsible for the operation of several power plants, which are:
- Daya Bay
- Ling Ao
Some of the stations are still in the process of construction. Besides, 2 more plants are just planned.
The nuclear power giant keeps developing and expanding. The current information about the firm is available on their official site and in the news.