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Nuclear News | May 4, 2017

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Mini Nuclear Reactor Now Ready to be Built

The first pilot project to use China National Nuclear Corporation’s cutting-edge third-generation ACP100 nuclear reactor has completed its preliminary design stage and is qualified for construction in Hainan province.

The company said that the ACP100, China’s first small reactor developed by CNNC for practical use, which the company calls the Linglong One, is expected to be built at the end of this year in the Changjiang Li autonomous county of Hainan.