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Taishan Nuclear Power Plant

Plant Type

Nuclear power station


Taishan city, Guangdon province, China

Construction Started

October 2009


3,500MW (Phase I)

Start of Operation

Phase I: December 2013


European pressurised reactor

Estimated Investment

Phase I: CNY50.2bn ($8bn, approximately)

Plant Ownership

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation (CGNPC – 70%), Électricité de France (EDF – 30%)

Project Management

Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture

Main Contractors

AREVA, CNPEC and CNPDC consortium, and Alstom and Dongfang Electric Company consortium

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