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Taishan-2 / Second EPR Begins Commercial Operation In China

By David Dalton
9 September 2019

Second EPR Begins Commercial Operation In China
The Taishan nuclear power station inn southern China. Photo courtesy Framatome.
The second EPR nuclear power unit at the Taishan nuclear power station in southern China’s Guangdong province has begun commercial operation, it has been announced.

China General Nuclear (CGN), France’s state-owned EDF and the plant designer Framatome confirmed the Generation III+ unit’s commercial operating status on 7 September after the reactor completed 168 hours of continuous operation.

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