Russia and China sign the final acceptance of Tianwan-3

11 February 2020

Recently, Director General of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev paid a working visit to the operating Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (Jiangsu Province, China). Tianwan NPP is a result of Russia China joint efforts.

Alexey Likhachev met with the head of the Atomic Energy Agency of China, Zhang Kejian, as part of his visit to the Tianwan NPP. Together they attended the signing ceremony for the final acceptance of the nuclear island at Unit 3, Tianwan NPP. Russia and China signed the final acceptance statement confirming the transfer of the nuclear island to the Chinese customer for operation. At present, all four units operate at the level of their nominal capacity, steadily demonstrating one of the best results in the Chinese as well as the world nuclear industry.

Aleksey Likhachev pointed out that commercial operation of power units 3 and 4 started ahead of the schedule.

Alexey Likhachev and Zhang Kejian also visited the site allocated for the construction of new units 7 and 8 at Tianwan NPP, which are to be equipped with the latest Gen 3+ VVER-1200.

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