Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has completed power start-up of third power unit of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) located in Lianyungang City, about 250km north of Shanghai. Featuring Russian VVER-1000 design, the unit 3 reactor is being developed under the stage 2 Tianwan nuclear construction project, which was undertaken by Rosatom engineering division ASE Group. The first phase of the nuclear project includes units 1 and 2, which entered service in 2007. The two units generate over 15 bln kW/hour of electric power. After receiving an approval from the Chinese regulator, the reactor unit of unit 3 was turned on at 25% of its capacity.
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