FACTBOX-China's nuclear power plants and plans

Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:36am GMT

 BEIJING, July 20 (Reuters) - China will this month start
building a nuclear plant in the southern region of Guangxi,
planning to start up the first reactor in 2015 and a second in
2016, the China Daily newspaper reported on Tuesday.
 China has 11 working reactors with 9.07 gigawatts of total
capacity. A twelfth, which will eventually have a capacity of
1.08 GW, began generating power this month from a new unit that
should be operational in October. [ID:nTOE66F014]
 China has said it wants to raise its capacity to 40 GW by
2020, over 5 percent of its total installed capacity, or enough
to power Spain. Officials said China is considering raising the
already ambitious goal to 70 GW or more by 2020.
 The following lists China's nuclear power plants already
operating, under construction, approved by the government or
planned. Capacity is in megawatts.
Plant (province)             Capacity    Start-up     Technology
IN USE                                                         
Qinshan phase I (Zhejiang)   300         1991         indigenous
Qinshan phase II (Zhejiang)  650X2       2002/04    AECL, Canada
Daya Bay (Guangdong)         984X2       1994  Framatome, France
Ling Ao phase I (Guangdong)  990x2       2003          Framatome
Qinshan phase III (Zhejiang) 700X2       2003               AECL
Tianwan plant I (Jiangsu)    1,060       2006     Rostam, Russia
Tianwan Plant II (Jiangsu)   1,060       2007     Rostam, Russia
TOTAL                        9,068                             
UNDER CONSTRUCTION                                             
Qinshan phase II (Zhejiang)    650x2     2011               AECL
Ling Ao phase II (Guangdong) 1,080x2     2010/11       Framatome
Hongyanhe (Liaoning)         1,000X4     2012/14      indigenous
Ningde (Fujian)              1,000X4     2012/15      indigenous
Fuqing (Fujian)              1,000x6     2013-        indigenous
Yangjiang (Guangdong)        1,000x6     2013/17      indigenous
Qinshan/Fangjiashan (Zhejiang) 1,000x2   2013/14      indigenous
Haiyang (Shandong)           1,000X2     2013       Westinghouse
Sanmen (Zhejiang)            1,000X2     2013       Westinghouse
Taishan (Guangdong)          1,600x2     2013              Areva
Changjiang (Hainan)            650x2     2014/15      indigenous
Fangcheng(Guangxi)           1,000x6     2015/2016            NA
Rongcheng (Shandong)             200     NA           indigenous
Wuhu (Anhui)                 1,000x4     NA                   NA
Xianning (Hubei)                  NA     NA         Westinghouse
Taohuajiang (Hunan)               NA     NA         Westinghouse
Pengze (Jiangxi)                  NA     NA         Westinghouse
 (Reporting by Jim Bai and Tom Miles; Editing by Chris Lewis)

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