Fangjiashan-2 reaches first criticality
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 01.01.2015
The unit No. 2 of Fangjiashan NPP in China reaches first criticality at 25 December 2014.
During start-up, photo CNNC
The unit is equipped with a reactor CPR-1000 of 1000 MWe. The construction started at 17 July 2009. The first of 157 fuel assemblies have been loaded into the core at 3 December 2014.
The unit's commercial operation is expected in October 2015.
The work on the fourth unit construction goes as scheduled.
The plant will be closed at the end of December.
The unloading was launched on November 18, 2013 and ended on 22 December 2014.
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