HKNIC - Key Milestones

Key Milestones


Formation of HKNIC: HKNIC is formed as as wholly – owned subsidiary of China Light and Power Company Limited, to invest in the first nuclear power station in Guangdong.
Execution of joint venture contract: HKNIC enters into a contract with the Guangdong Nuclear Investment Company, Ltd in January 1985 to form the the Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company, Ltd., to be the owner and operator of the Quangdong Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station.
Construction begins: Daya Bay holds its ground breaking ceremony in August 1987 with the first pouring of concrete, marking the start of construction.
Public outreach programme begins: HKNIC begins a programme to introduce Daya Bay to the Hong Kong public. The programme, which continues today, consists of public vistis to the facility, the puclication of technical pamphlets, public exhibitions on nuclear energy and shool talks. Commercial operation begin: Unit 1 begins commercial operation in February and Unit 2 in May, following completion of their commissioning test programmes.
Launch of HKIC website: HKNIC launches its website to give the public better access to information on Daya Bay, including details of monthly performance that has been published in printed form.
Formation of operationg company: The Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company, Ltd. Forms Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations & Management Company, Ltd. Together with the Ling Ao Nuclear Power Company, Ltd operate Daya Bay and the adjacent Ling Ao Nuclear Power Station.
The Signing of the Joint Venture and Supply Contract is witnessed by Mr. Xi Jingping, Chinese Vice President and Mr.Zhang Guobao, Vice Chairman of NDRC; Sir Michael Kadoorie and William Mocotta representing CLP; and the Hong Kong govement delegation led by Mr.Donald Tsang, Chief Excutive of HKSAR
Extension of the Joint Venture and Supply Contracts for a further term of 20 years starting in 2014, secures a supply of clean electricity for CLP’s customers in Hong Kong. It also brings the partnership between CLP and China Guangdong Nuclear (CGN) to a new level."