Construction of largest nuclear power project under way

14:51, December 24, 2009      

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China Nuclear Engineering Group and China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation inked a 5.3-billion-yuan deal in Beijing for building eight nuclear power units on Dec. 23. This is the biggest project with the largest investment for nuclear power construction in China.

The agreement includes the installation of a nuclear island in Taishan, Guangdong province, the first and the most advanced Evolutionary Power Reactor (EPR) in China. Other projects include CPR units in Fujian, Guangdong and Guangdong provinces.

The signing of the agreement marks a new beginning of rapid, large and standard development of nuclear power construction in China.

By People's Daily Online
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