Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant
|Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant|
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Location||Hongsha, Gangkou, Fangchenggang, Guangxi|
|Construction began||30 July 2010|
|Commission date||1 January 2016|
|Operator(s)||Guangxi Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Group|
|Nuclear power station|
|Reactor type||CPR-1000, HPR-1000|
|Cooling source||Gulf of Tonkin|
|Units operational||1 x 1000 MW|
|Units under const.||2 x 1000 MW|
|Units planned||3 x 1000 MW|
Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant under construction in Fangchenggang, near Hongshacun Village ( 红沙村 ), autonomous region of Guangxi (Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region) in the People's Republic of China. A total of six reactors are planned to operate at the Fangchenggang site. Units 1 and 2 are both CPR-1000s, units 3 and 4 are planned to be based on Hualong One reactors, and units 5 and 6 are to be AP1000s. Fangchenggang 3 and 4 will be the reference plant for the proposed Bradwell B plant in the UK.
The plant is located about 45 kilometres from the border with Vietnam. It is a project of Guangxi Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Group, a joint venture between China Guangdong Nuclear Power Co (CGNPC) and Guangxi Investment Group.
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