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The French Minister for Foreign Trade Nicole Bricq (Center R) speaks with members of a delegation, including the CEO of France's state-owned electricity company EDF, Henri Proglio (3rd L), the French ambassador to China, Sylvie-Agnes Bermann (R), and other French and Chinese officials of the Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company (TNPJVC), during a visit and presentation on progress being made in building two new French-designed EPR nuclear power plants, Taishan 1 and 2, in Taishan, on January 22, 2013. The construction of the two Taishan nuclear power plants involves a 6 billion euro investment and 16 000 workers, and is managed by the joint French-Chinese venture Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company (TNPJVC), which is owned 70% by Chinese energy giant CGNPC and 30% by the French state-owned electricity company EDF. China, whose energy production is dominated by a 70 % use of coal, is the country in the world currently building the most nuclear plants. AFP PHOTO / URSULA HYZY (Photo credit should read URSULA HYZY/AFP/Getty Images)
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The French Minister for Foreign Trade Nicole Bricq (Center R) speaks with members of a delegation, including the CEO of France's state-owned electricity company EDF, Henri Proglio (3rd L), the French ambassador to China, Sylvie-Agnes Bermann (R), and other French and Chinese officials of the Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company (TNPJVC), during a visit and presentation on progress being made in building two new French-designed EPR nuclear power plants, Taishan 1 and 2, in Taishan, on January 22, 2013. The construction of the two Taishan nuclear power plants involves a 6 billion euro investment and 16 000 workers, and is managed by the joint French-Chinese venture Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company (TNPJVC), which is owned 70% by Chinese energy giant CGNPC and 30% by the French state-owned electricity company EDF. China, whose energy production is dominated by a 70 % use of coal, is the country in the world currently building the most nuclear plants. AFP PHOTO / URSULA HYZY (Photo credit should read URSULA HYZY/AFP/Getty Images)
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