China's nuclear power remains safe

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Concerns have been raised about China nuclear plants' safety following the radiation leak accident in Japan. As China's first commercial nuclear station, experts said Daya Bay plant has taken many protection meatures to prevent from the accidents. [Nuclear safety at Daya Bay]


Daya Bay Base 
Nuclear Power Plants  Daya Bay station Ling Ao plant phase I. 
Reactors 2 2
Installed capacity  984 MWe PWR/unit 990 MWe PWR/unit
Generating capacity   15 billion kWh/year  15 billion kWh/year 
Power sppuply   70% to Hong Kong 100% to China Southern Power Grid
Coverage 2 square kilometres  6 square kilometres


Environmental protection:



Each year, compared with coal-fueled power stations of similar scale, the Daya Bay station and Lingao station reduce the consumption of more than 12 million tons of coal, appropriately 27 million tons of CO2. [More






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