The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP
The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP

China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

But analysts say multibillion-dollar plan ignores reality of weak global demand

The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP
The control room in 2005 at the Qinshan plant, China's first self-designed and built commercial nuclear power facility. The plant, some 125km southwest of Shanghai, went online in 1991. Photo: AP
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