The Daya Bay nuclear power station in Longgang district in Shenzhen, about 50km from downtown Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Nuclear energy ‘essential’ to meet China’s climate targets, top official says

The nation aims to supply as much of 20pc of its energy using renewable sources by 2030, but more atomic power plants needed to fill gaps, according to Xie Zhenhua

Topic |   Paris climate summit 2015

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The Daya Bay nuclear power station in Longgang district in Shenzhen, about 50km from downtown Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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