China: Construction of the world's biggest nuclear reactor continues.

China: Construction of the world's biggest nuclear reactor continues.

Rongcheng : China | Jan 07, 2013 at 1:33 AM PST
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Nuclear reactors at a US power plant

Because of the nuclear disaster in the Japanese Fukushima, the work in Rongcheng were being suspended nearly a year ago. The plant in Eastern China to become the prestige project of the people's Republic.

Building in Rongcheng in Shandong province, China was again continued in the previous month, reported the State China Internet Information Center. It is full bodied, shidao Bay nuclear power plant will be the "world's first successful commercial showcase with the fourth generation nuclear technology".

Developed by locals alone

A spokesman of the China Huaneng Group's largest investor is quoted with the announcement of the new nuclear power plants will be safer and more cost effective. From 2017, it will provide power, its capacity should be increased up to 6600 MW. The investment in the power plant totaled currently three billion yuan (368 million Euros) as it continues. The State broadcaster China Radio International pointed out in a report that the plant solely by Chinese scientists has been designed and developed.

Already in October the Government in Beijing had lifted its construction of nuclear power plants, which was imposed after the nuclear disaster in Japan. Now, "a small number" of nuclear power stations close to shore to be approved. Also the nuclear power plant in the picture shown Tianwan in the town of Lianyungangt is one of them. The major project in Rongcheng includes also. It was being launched by 2011. Because of rising energy demand, China aims to significantly expand its nuclear sector.

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Nuclear reactors at a US power plant
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Vicky247 is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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