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Delays in nuclear expansion

Nuclear energy is a central component of China’s energy transition

To achieve its climate goals, China also relies on nuclear power. Recently, the government approved the construction of 6 new reactors. In the next 15 years, China plans to build 150 reactors, as announced by the chairman of the state-owned China General Nuclear Power Group. That alone is more than Germany has ever had. The People’s Republic has already become one of the largest producers of nuclear power. In the last thirty years, China has built 54 reactors, and 20 more are under construction.

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