Bailong 1, China
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Bailong 1, China

By Carmen 08 Oct 2021

Bailong 1 is a 1,250MW nuclear reactor planned in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The nuclear reactor is currently in permitting stage. The construction on the reactor is likely to commence in Dec, 2021. The plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in 2026. Subsequent to the trial runs, the reactor is expected to enter into commercial operation in Aug, 2026.

PID Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Main Contractor
1310 Nuclear 1,250 1,250 Permitting Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China


Bailong 1 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor.

The 1,250MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by State Power Investment.

Bailong 1 is a type of PWR reactor.

Development Status

The reactor construction is expected to commence from Dec, 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter commercial operation by Aug, 2026.


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