Yangjiang nuclear power plant’s unit 6 in Guangdong province is ready for commercial operation with all the debugging work done as of Wednesday, its operator China General Nuclear Power Corp said on Wednesday in a statement. After all six units of Yangjiang nuclear power plant are put into operation, the annual energy output of the plant should reach 48 billion kilowatt hours, equivalent to 15.6 million metric tons of coal being burned. The company in November 2011 announced its own third-generation reactor using ACPR1000 technology, which was developed based on lessons drawn from the Fukushima earthquake crisis and which is believed to be safer than the CPR1000 model. The first four units of Yangjiang nuclear power plant are applying CPR1000 and improved technology based on it. Units five and six utilize the ACPR1000 technology, said the company.
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