Research & Development
Candu Energy of Canada and Chinese nuclear companies have opened an advanced fuel technology research and development centre in Beijing.
China National Nuclear Corporation said the centre will be responsible for the strategic development of Candu research, fuel and isotope projects and technical support. Candu Energy is working with China to further develop thorium as an alternative fuel source. There are two Candu 6 reactor units at the Qinshan nuclear station in China.
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