The plant is being constructed by CNNC utilizing Hualong One, its personal third-generation nuclear reactor design.
CNNC spokesman Pan Jianming stated on Monday it’s the second nuclear energy venture in Pakistan to make use of the Hualong One expertise, after development began on the K2 plant in August final 12 months.
“Hualong One was developed based mostly on very mature applied sciences and the venture goes very easily. It can assist ease energy shortages within the Karachi area after completion,” Pan advised a discussion board in Fuqing, Fujian Province, the place the Hualong One pilot venture relies.
China Nationwide Nuclear Energy, a CNNC subsidiary, presently has 14 nuclear reactors in operation, with 11 beneath development in China.