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Tianwan-1 And -2 Nuclear Reactors

Announcement of contract

December 1997

Start of operation

Unit 1 connected to the grid in May 2006. Unit 2 is in partial load operation.


2 x 1060MWe

Plant type

Two Russian VVER-91 PWRs, pressurised light water reactor


Tianwan, Lianyungang City, Jiangsu province

Estimated investment

Above US$3.2bn

Plant owner

Tianwan Nuclear Power Corporation of China


Jiangsu Nuclear Power (set up by the China Nuclear Power Industry Corp, Jiangsu Power Company, Jiangsu International Trust & Investment Company, and China Huadong Power Group)


Pressurised light water reactor with four coolant loops and horizontal steam generators



Instrumentation and control


Uranium supplied by

TVEL, Novosibirsk


40 years

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