Tianwan nuclear powerplant

MAY 31

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Why in news?

  • Russia and China held the ground-breaking ceremony of their biggest nuclear energy project recently.

About the power plant:

  • Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant (NPP) in the city of Lianyungang in Jiangsu Province, China.
  • It is located on the coast of the Yellow Sea and is co-owned by Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation, a joint venture partially owned by the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), and Atomstroyexport (ASE), the nuclear equipment exporter branch of the Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom.
  • If all the units are completed, Tianwan will become the world's largest nuclear power plant with a total generating capacity of about 8,100 MWe.

Prelims Question:

Tianwan nuclear powerplant, recently in news, is located in:
(a)China
(b)Japan
(c)South Korea
(d)Philippines

Answer to Prelims question