Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NQ: HOLI), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that its proprietary HOLLiAS-N Distributed Control System (HOLLiAS-N DCS) was successfully applied to Unit 1 of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Plant (Yang jiang NPP) and went into commercial operation on March 26th, 2014.
Hollysys' HOLLiAS-N DCS is one of the high-end DCS products Hollysys developed for 1 GW level nuclear power plant, it is also named as the "Center Nervous system" used for the nuclear power plant operation's automatic control and operational monitoring during its running process. It requires highly for its technology complexity and reliability. Hollysys' proprietary HOLLiAS-N DCS successfully passed a series of 168 hours rigorous tests before the commercial operation of Unit 1 of Yangjiang NPP and it met all the parameters and delivered outstanding performance.
China now has 18 operational nuclear power reactors with the installed gross capacity reached 15.86 GW. Yangjiang NPP is the sixth nuclear power plant in mainland China. In addition to Unit 1 of Yangjiang NPP, Unit 2 of Yangjiang NPP is preparing for testing, and Unit 3 is installing and adjusting equipment. Unit 4, 5 and 6 are under construction, all 6 units are expected to be in operation in 2017.
Hollysys' management commented, "We are very pleased that our proprietary HOLLiAS-N DCS is successfully applied in Yangjiang Nuclear Power Plant, which again validates our industry leading technology and capability. We are also glad to see the accelerated construction of nuclear power plants to address the environment protection related issues and to assist the sustainable development of the economy. With our solid position in China's nuclear power automation and control industry, we will continue to benefit from China's nuclear power development, and create value for our shareholders."