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RPV in position at Unit 6 of Hongyanhe NPP

2018-12-03

Major equipment installation for the nuclear island of Unit 6 in the Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant entered a new stage when the reactor pressure vessels (RPV) were placed in position on Dec 2.



An RPV, which is loaded with nuclear fuel, is a key piece of equipment at a nuclear power plant. Steam generators for Unit 6 had already been put into place before the RPV installation.



Unit 6, which commenced construction in July 2015, is expected to come into operation in 2021.