Tianwan 7 is a 1,265MW nuclear reactor planned in Jiangsu, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently at the under construction stage. The construction on the reactor is likely to commence in May, 2021. The plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in 2026 and is planned for commissioning in the same year. Buy the profile here.

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Tianwan 7 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor being developed by Atomstroyexport, the main contractor for the project.

The 1,265MW reactor will be operated by Jiangsu Nuclear Power. China National Nuclear, State Power Investment and Jiangsu Guoxin Investment Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 30% and 20% respectively.

Tianwan 7 is a type of PWR reactor. It will feature 163 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released.

Development status

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

Contractors involved

Shanghai Electric Group will be the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. Atomstroyexport is expected to be the architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor vessel is expected to be supplied by AEM-technology. The material used for the construction of the vessel will be Steel 15H2NMFA. The civil works will be carried out by China Nuclear Industry 23rd Construction.

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About Atomstroyexport

Atomstroyexport (ASE) is an engineering company of State Corporation, Rosatom. The company designs and constructs nuclear power facilities. It is an export import company that helps foreign customers in constructing and commissioning nuclear power projects (NPP). ASE also carries out the process of reconstruction of the earlier-built nuclear power plants. In addition, the company also provides specialty services, which include survey, training, design, and engineering services, manufacture and supply of equipment and operation of power plants. ASE utilizes light water reactor installations of VVER type of technology for the construction of NPP. It also participates in the international tenders offering its upgraded NPPs with water moderated water-cooled reactors. The company has presence in Bulgaria, Hungary, Turkey, Czech Republic, Slovakia, India, China and Ukraine among others. ASE is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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