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China to build a nuclear plant in Guangxi

07-21-2010 09:12 BJT

China will begin building a nuclear plant in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, hoping to cut coal consumption.

The power station will have six 1 thousand Megawatt pressurized water reactors. And the first phase, should generate about 15 billion Kilowatt hours per year.

Compared with a coal plant of similar scale, the nuclear plant's first phase could cut nearly 15 million tons in carbon dioxide emissions.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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