BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.
RADIOACTIVE WASTE GLASSIFICATION
China's first plant immobilizing radioactive waste in glass has been officially put into operation in the city of Guangyuan, Sichuan Province, according to the China Atomic Energy Authority.
A test run started on Aug. 27 and the first tank of solidified glass was produced from radioactive waste liquid. The project headquarters stated that the facilities of the plant have met relevant operating conditions and deemed it fit to start formal operation from Sept. 11.
NEW WIND FARM
The first batch of five wind turbines of a new offshore wind farm in east China's Shandong Province started supplying electricity to the power grid on Sunday, the State Grid Shandong Electric Power Company said Monday.
The farm, 30 km off the coast of Haiyang City, has an installed capacity of 301.6 megawatts and can produce 821 million kilowatt-hours per year once fully operational.
WORLD NEV CONGRESS
The 2021 World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC) will kick off Wednesday in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, focusing on the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry under the background of carbon neutrality.
More than 1,000 government officials, experts and executives of auto manufacturers from home and abroad are expected to share their insights and visions on a variety of topics, such as the NEV industry, related technologies and future-oriented sustainable transportation.