Japan quake sounds the alarm for China's nuclear safety

Jin, Aileen
September 2011
Control Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the effects of Japan's earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on the nuclear power industry in China that has been developing rapidly due to pressure of reducing carbon emissions. According to China Electricity Council, China's nuclear power installed capacity is over 10 million kilowatts that could reach 39 million kilowatts by 2015 with 26 units under construction. China has adopted third-generation AP1000 nuclear power technology with passive safety system.


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