The EPR design adopted by Taishan nuclear power plant features third-generation nuclear technology, jointly developed by EDF and Framatome. Sites in France... Taishan is the largest cooperative energy project between China and France. It is operated by TNPJVC, a joint venture established between CGN (51 %), EDF (30 %) and the provincial Chinese electricity company Yuedian (19 %) . The construction of Taishan 1 began in 2009, whilst that of Taishan 2 began in 2010 . These two units were respectively the third and fourth EPR reactors to have started being built worldwide.