CNNC buids fast neutron reactor in Fujian

12 January 2018

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the demonstrative fast neutron reactor project in Xiapu county, Fujian province on Dec 29.

The fast neutron reactor project has been recognized as China’s major scientific and technological nuclear energy program, which is of much significance for the closed cycle of nuclear fuel, promoting the sustainable development of China’s nuclear energy and boosting the local economy.

The fast neutron reactor can increase the utilization rate of natural uranium resources from the current 1% to above 60%.

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