China’s Shidaowan nuclear power station in Shandong province is close to switching on the country’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor. Photo: Weibo
China’s Shidaowan nuclear power station in Shandong province is close to switching on the country’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor. Photo: Weibo
Energy

China revives abandoned HTGR nuclear technology in safe power drive

  • When China’s high-temperature gas-cooled reactor connects to the grid, it will be the only one in the world in commercial operation
  • The method is regarded as the safest way to deliver nuclear-generated electricity, but previous versions in the US and Germany shut down last century

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China’s Shidaowan nuclear power station in Shandong province is close to switching on the country’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor. Photo: Weibo
China’s Shidaowan nuclear power station in Shandong province is close to switching on the country’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor. Photo: Weibo
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