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Cause of incident at the Taishan nuclear power plant identified

After an incident at a nuclear power plant in southern China in summer, the cause now seems to have been identified. A gas leak is said to have been caused by a design fault in the reactor pressure vessel, the French Commission for Independent Research and Information on Radioactivity (CRIIRAD) announced on Saturday, according to media reports. The French power company Electricité de France (EDF) was involved in the construction of the reactor in Taishan in southern China.

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