on april 22, 2019, nuclear counselor of the french embassy in china, mr. christophe poinssot, visited shanghai nuclear engineering research & design institute (snerdi). dr. zheng mingguang, chief designer of cap1400 and president of snerdi, met the guests.
snerdi introduced the historical footprint of the institute, project construction, commissioning and operation and experiences feedback of ap1000, and research and development progress of cap1400. dr. zheng emphasized the advantages of passive technology and r&d capabilities of snerdi, and proposed possible cooperation between snerdi and france.
mr. poinssots introduced the status and future policy of nuclear energy in france, and presented the situation of cooperation from chinese and french governments in nuclear energy area. he hoped the strengthening collaboration under stc (specific topic of cooperation) framework to assist sustainable development of nuclear worldwide.