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POWER UTILITY | Staff Reporter, China
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China reschedules commissioning dates of two nuclear reactors

Dates were pushed by six months to 2H17.

World Nuclear News reported that the two EPR units under construction at the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province will not enter commercial operation until the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively. This is some six months later than originally scheduled.

Taishan 1 and 2 are the first two reactors based on Areva's EPR design to be built in China. They form part of an €8 billion ($8.7 billion) contract signed by Areva and CGN in November 2007.

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