Daya Bay achieved 10,000 days of safe operation from the commercial operation. The cumulative power generation exceeds 380 billion kWh and the emission reduction effect is equivalent to planting nearly 900,000 hectares of woodland.
CLP sponsored the City University of Hong Kong to set up a low carbon energy education centre which provide the public an inspiring and enlightening experience in addressing the challenge of climate change.
Unit 1 achieved 4,000 days of safe operation which set the highest international record for the safe operation of a single unit of the same type of nuclear power plant.
CLP launched its first knowledge centre in Hong Kong, the Nuclear Resources Centre (NRC), with an aim to offer full spectrum of information on nuclear energy.
The Signing of the Joint Venture and Electricity Supply Contracts for their extension were witnessed by Mr. Xi Jingping, the then Chinese Vice President and Mr. Zhang Guobao, Vice Chairman of NDRC; Sir Michael Kadoorie and Mr. William Mocatta representing CLP; and the Hong Kong government delegation led by Mr. Donald Tsang, the then Chief Executive of HKSAR. Starting from 2014, the Supply Contract secures another 20-year clean electricity supply to Hong Kong.
Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations & Management Co, Ltd (DNMC) was formed to manage and operate six nuclear reactors at the Daya Bay site which include nuclear power stations of Daya Bay , Ling Ao and Ling Ao phase II.
HKNIC launched its website to give public access to monthly performance of Daya Bay.
HKNIC began a public outreach programme while Daya Bay Nuclear Power station started its commercial operation in 1994. The programme consisted of Daya Bay visits, nuclear publications, exhibitions and school talks.
Daya Bay held its groundbreaking ceremony in August 1987 with the first pouring of concrete, marking the start of construction.
HKNIC and the Guangdong Nuclear Investment Co., Ltd. formed the Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Co., Ltd. to be the owner and operator of the Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station in January 1985.
HKNIC was formed as wholly – owned subsidiary of CLP to invest in the first nuclear power station in Guangdong.