A Boost for Nuclear Power

Ong, Ryan
May 2010
China Business Review;May/Jun2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p46
Academic Journal
The article discusses the plans of China for the expansion of its nuclear power industry. It discusses the expansion plans of China for 2001-2020 including the 30% growth of nuclear capacity, construction of nuclear reactor at four sites, and 2 giga-watts (GW) expansion of nuclear capacity. It explores various state-owned nuclear companies of China including the China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC), China Guangdong Nuclear Power Co., (CGNPC), and China Power Investment Corp. (CPIC).


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