Caixin
Jan 05, 2019 01:56 AM
BUSINESS & TECH

Nuclear Power Trial in China Will ‘Not Proceed’

Bill Gates said in an essay late last week that “recent policy changes here in the U.S.” have made the nuclear energy project in China “unlikely” to proceed. Photo: VCG
Bill Gates said in an essay late last week that “recent policy changes here in the U.S.” have made the nuclear energy project in China “unlikely” to proceed. Photo: VCG

A nuclear energy development program between China and a U.S. company has become the latest casualty of the Trump administration’s hostility toward Beijing over technology and trade.

The project involving the American company TerraPower LLC and state-owned China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) will “not proceed” with plans to jointly build a demonstration traveling wave reactor in China, a representative of TerraPower confirmed to Caixin on Friday.

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