Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant

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Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant
CountryChina
LocationHaiyang, Yantai, Shandong
Coordinates36°42.5′N 121°23′E / 36.7083°N 121.383°E / 36.7083; 121.383Coordinates: 36°42.5′N 121°23′E / 36.7083°N 121.383°E / 36.7083; 121.383
StatusOperational
Construction began2009
Commission date2018
Owner(s)State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC)[1][2]
Operator(s)Shandong Nuclear Power[1][2][3]
(subsidiary of SPIC)[3]
Nuclear power station
Reactor typePWR
Reactor supplierWestinghouse
Cooling sourceYellow Sea
Thermal capacity2 × 3415 MWth
Power generation
Units operational2 × 1170 MW
Make and modelWestinghouse AP1000
Units planned6 × 1100 MW
Nameplate capacity2340 MW
Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant
Simplified Chinese海阳核电站
Traditional Chinese海陽核電站

Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant in Haiyang, Shandong province, China. It is the second site to house AP1000 units, after the Sanmen Nuclear Power Station.

History[edit]

Groundbreaking happened one month ahead of schedule on July 30, 2008.[4] Construction of the first unit began in September 2009.[5] Civil construction of Unit 1 was completed 29 March 2013.[6] Fuel loading at Haiyang 1 began on June 22, 2018.[7] First grid connection was on 17 August 2018.[1] Unit 1 began commercial operation on 22 October 2018.[8]

Unit Type Construction start Operation start Notes
Phase I
Haiyang 1 AP1000 24 September 2009[1] 22 October 2018 [1][9][10][11]
Haiyang 2 AP1000 20 June 2010[2] 9 January 2019 [12] [2][13][10][11]
Phase II
Haiyang 3 AP1000 [14]
Haiyang 4 AP1000
Phase III[citation needed]
Haiyang 5 AP1000
Haiyang 6 AP1000
Haiyang 7 AP1000
Haiyang 8 AP1000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "HAIYANG-1". Power Reactor Information System. International Atomic Energy Agency. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "HAIYANG-2". Power Reactor Information System. International Atomic Energy Agency. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b 公司简介 [about us] (in Chinese). Shandong Nuclear Power. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  4. ^ NucNet. Ground Broken At Site Of China’s Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant Archived 2011-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. July 30, 2008.
  5. ^ "Rapid start for Haiyang construction". World Nuclear News. 30 September 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  6. ^ Deng Shasha (29 March 2013). "1st unit of Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant completes civil construction". Xinhaunet. Retrieved 2013-12-13.
  7. ^ "Chinese AP1000s pass commissioning milestones". www.world-nuclear-news.org. 22 June 2018. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Second AP1000 enters commercial operation". World Nuclear News. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
  9. ^ "SNPTC/SDNPC, Westinghouse and The Shaw Group Celebrate First Concrete Pour at Haiyang Nuclear Site in China". Reuters. 29 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-14.
  10. ^ a b "Steam generators arrive at Haiyang 2". World Nuclear News. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  11. ^ a b "Toshiba reports financial results, avoids delisting". World Nuclear News. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  12. ^ "Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation". World Nuclear News. 9 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Construction underway at Haiyang 2". World Nuclear News. 24 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  14. ^ "Nuclear Power in China". Information Papers. World Nuclear Association (WNA). June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-24.