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Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant

Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant
CountryChina
LocationHaiyang, Yantai, Shandong
Coordinates36°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

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

References

  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.