Date: 9 months ago   Category: Energy

China has started the fourth power unit of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant constructed by Rosatom — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com the Power unit No. 4 of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant constructed with participation of Rosatom is started in China, the ASE group of companies (an engineering division of Rosatom state corporation) reports. "Reactor installation of the power unit No. 4 of the NPP "Tianwan" (China) constructed in China with technical assistance of an engineering division of Rosatom state corporation is brought to minimum controlled power level (MKU)" — it is said in the statement. As specifies ASE, start of the power unit has taken place on September 30, 2018 at 14:27 on the Beijing time. It is the final stage of physical start-up of the station. Physical launch of the power unit has begun on August 25, 2018 when after carrying out all preparatory work the first heatallocating assembly (TVS) has been installed in the reactor. In total 163 TBC has been loaded into the reactor. All works were performed in the mode of automatic operations with respect for all standards of safety and ahead of schedule. The NPP "Tianwan" — the largest object of the Russian-Chinese economic cooperation. Start-up of the first stage of the station (power units No. 1 and No. 2) has taken place in 2007. Annually the first stage of the NPP develops over 15 billion kW · hour of the electric power. The beginning of commercial operation of the power unit No. 4 of the NPP "Tianwan" is planned for 2019. The Russian AES-91 project with the pressurized water reactor - 1000 which completely meets requirements of modern normative and technical documents of China, Russia and IAEA is the basis for a construction of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant. The construction of the Tianwan nuclear power plant is carried out by the Jiangsu nuclear power corporation (JNPC) together with the Russian company "Atomstroyexport".

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