How to almost start a USD 8 billion nuclear project. The CGN case

China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), formerly China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (established in 1940), is an energy corporation under the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council of China. CGN operates nuclear plants in four locations, with five new nuclear power stations under construction and another two planned. China General Nuclear Power Group’s foreign assets The Chinese company’s overseas business includes the purchase of three wind farms in the UK from the British energy company EDF Energy, for a fee of £100 million. In 2016, the US charged CGN with stealing nuclear secrets from the United