A joint venture of Hollysys Automation Technologies has secured a contract to provide automation and control systems of #3 and #4 reactors of Yangjiang nuclear power station in Guangdong, China.

The joint venture, China Techenery was established with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding (CGNPC).

The conventional island automation and control systems design is based on Hollysys proprietary HOLLiAS-N platform.

The nuclear power station has been funded and constructed by a consortium of power corporations led by CGNPC.

The $10.3bn plant is built to have 61GW pressurised water reactors using CGNPC’s proprietary CPR-1000 technology.