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chinaNuclear District Heating Review

Several nuclear reactor concepts dedicated to low-temperature applications without any turbine cycle have also been developed, and the construction of two Chinese heating reactor prototypes (NHR200-II and DHR-400) is happening now or will start soon. If realized according to schedule, …

chinaSpecifications and Economic Analysis of Nuclear District Heating

DHR400 is finalizing the preliminary design (some parameters might change with the optimization of DHR400 design) and seeking for construction license in early 2019. DHR400 has a target commercial operation date of 2021 for the first plant that is expected …

chinaChina Mass Production of Nuclear Thermal Power Could Reach 1 Cent per KWH

The analyzed costs for the DHR-400 (deep pool reactors) are in the range of 1.65 cents per kilowatt-hour. The costs are 30-40 yuan ($4.58-6.1) for a gigajoule of heat (277.8 kwh). This is close to the one-cent target of the …

businessChina Likely Will Agree to Trade Deal to Minimize Decoupling

The US administration has stopped talking about soybean-purchase agreements and begun talk of decoupling. Is it geopolitically prudent for a large part of the US industrial supply chain to be inside of China? Why are American companies allowed to transfer …

chinaTesla Shanghai Exceeding Targets If September is Start of Production Ramp

Chinese media indicates that Phase 1 of the Tesla Shanghai will start production by the end of September. This would mean that production should get ramped to 3000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of this year. It …

businessTesla Gets 10% Tax Exemption in China

Tesla currently imports all of the cars it sells in China but plans to make the Model 3, its best-selling vehicle, at the new plant starting late this year. The company on Friday raised prices in China as trade tensions …

chinaHopeless Inequality is the Real Issue in Hong Kong and the World

Xi Jinping is going completely to the Chairman Mao playbook. However, China is misunderstanding the Hong Kong issues. The police in Hong Kong and soon the Chinese Army are over-reacting. This article will review the over-reaction and how it goes …

chinaArmored Vehicles and Armed Helicopters Move into Hong Kong at 4AM from China

The Chinese military conducted the latest rotation of its troops in Hong Kong on Thursday and was prepared to help maintain the city’s prosperity and stability, state media reported, amid massive anti-government protests. State news agency Xinhua reported the rotation …

boring companyHow Boring Company Could Become Bigger than Tesla Within Four Years

Boring Company is Elon Musk’s third-highest value company after Tesla ($39 billion valuation as of Aug 28, 2019) and SpaceX ($33 billion). They just raised $120 million with a valuation of $920 million (just short of $1 billion). There are …

chinaTesla Shanghai Factory is Testing a Model Production Line

电池王 on Weibo has pictures of the inside of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory. The english translation of the Weibo account holder is Battery King. The picture are internal conditions of the Tesla China factory. If Tesla can reach just over …