Areva completes fuel assmeblies for Taishan nuclear power plant

Areva Taishan nuclear power plant China EPR reactor core fuel assemblies

Areva produced the first fuel assemblies at its Romans nuclear power plant in France for the Taishan 1 Evolutionary Power Reactor (EPR) in China.

An EPR reactor core consists of 241 fuel assemblies. The production of the core will take place in three phases and will be delivered in 2014.

EDF said it has installed the reactor vessel, four steam generators and pressurizer into the reactor building at the Taishan plant, which will eventually have two, 1,700 MW pressurized water reactors.

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