AP1000: making the passive plant a reality in China

April 2010
Modern Power Systems;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the first AP1000 construction projects of Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC and its consortium partner in China. The contract for Sanmen 1 & 2 and Haiyang 1 & 2 projects is signed between Westinghouse and its business partners, one of which is Sanmen Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. The said projects have turned the country's nuclear ambitions into reality. It states that AP1000 projects are employing MHI steam turbines, which demonstrate a high degree of modularisation.


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