Yangjiang 2 nuclear unit begins commercial operations

Another nuclear power unit in China started commercial operations.

Unit 2 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant completed 168 hours of demonstration runs June 5, which means the unit met requirements to begin commercial operations, according to World Nuclear News. A pre-operating certificate was signed on June 8.

Unit 1 started commercial operations in March 2014. The plant is expected to site four CPR-1000 nuclear reactors and two ACPR-1000 reactors, which are all expected to come online by 2019, the article said. Construction started on Unit 3 in 2010, Unit 4 in 2012, and units 5 and 6 in 2013.

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