Russia’s state-owned nuclear conglomerate Rosatom said this week that the first elements for the reactor building safety system for Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant in China had been delivered.
The plant, with an expansion project underway, is located in the city of Linyungang in the Jiangsu Province, which lies on the coast of the in south-eastern China facing the Yellow Sea.
The plant is owned by Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation, a joint venture between the China National Nuclear Corporation and Atomstroyexport, Rosatom’s exporting division.
The original plant is comprised of four 1,000 MQ capacity, ASE-constructed reactors. The additions to the plant include two 1,000 MW capacity plants and two 1,200 MW capacity plants.
When completed the facility will have a total generating capacity of about 8,100 MWe.
“In the beginning of October the first batch of equipment - four sets of the sump tank penetrations - arrived at the Tianwan NPS construction site. Currently, the project works on the NPS new units, including preparation of the documentation, construction site and supply of equipment are carried out right on schedule, and even ahead, said Aleksey Bannik, the Vice-President for projects in China of JSC ASE EC.
The sets of penetration that left the territory of Russia in early September passed over 8.5K railway kilometers. Totally, the process of transportation and customs clearance operations took a bit more than one month, Rosatom said.
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