Summary of article in World Nuclear Association
- Mainland China has 13 nuclear power reactors in operation, 25 under construction, and more about to start construction soon.
- Additional reactors are planned, including some of the world’s most advanced, to give more than a tenfold increase in nuclear capacity to 80 GWe by 2020, 200 GWe by 2030, and 400 GWe by 2050.
- China is rapidly becoming self-sufficient in reactor design and construction, as well as other aspects of the fuel cycle. [Read more…]