CNNC’s Fuqing Unit 3 Enters Commercial Operation

By Editors of Power Engineering

The China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC)  reported on Monday that Unit 3 of its Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant in China’s Fujian Province has completed the necessary commissioning tests to enter into commercial operation. The unit recently completed a 168-hour test run.

Fuquing’s functioning units now have a combined operating capacity of 3.27 GW.

The three completed units of the Fuqing plant represent only half of the facility’s planned progress. Unit 4 of the plant is currently nearing completion and expected to begin operation in 2017. Also under construction are Units 5 and 6, which are scheduled for commissioning in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

China Nuclear Power Company, a subsidiary of CNNC, is majority owner of the Fuqing plant.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...