Unit 1 at the Haiyang nuclear power plant in Shandong, China, successfully completed a 168-hour full-power continuous operation test, meeting the requirement for commercial operation, State Power Investment Corp. Ltd. announced on October 23. Its AP1000 reactor is the first nuclear unit to be placed in operation in Shandong, an eastern province on the Yellow Sea. It became the second AP1000 to reach this critical milestone, joining Sanmen Unit 1, which achieved commercial operation in September. Other AP1000 units under construction include Sanmen 2, Haiyang 2, and Vogtle Units 3 and 4 in the U.S.
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