Saturday, November 03, 2007

New Nuclear Plant Being Built In Liaoning Province

China is planning to build a new nuclear power plant, the Hongyanhe nuclear power station, located the Donggang Township, of Dalian's Wafangdian City, Liaoning Province. It will have six generating units, each with an installed capacity of one million kilowatts and is being built by the Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Co Ltd.

The China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group Holdings Co Ltd and the China Power Investment Corporation will each hold a 45-percent stake, and the remaining 10 percent will be held by the Dalian Municipal Construction Investment Company.The project was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission in 2006. It is projected to cost 23 billion yuan (3.03 billion US dollars). China built its first nuclear power plant in east coastal Zhejiang Province in 1991. (ChinaDaily)

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