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CNNP moves ahead with Karachi-2 nuclear reactor construction (Pakistan)

19 Jun 2019

China National Nuclear Power (CNNP) has installed the outer safety dome on the containment building of the second unit of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan. This marks a milestone in the construction of the Hualong One reactor. Two 1,100 MW Chinese-designed ACP-1000 units (Hualong One reactors) are currently being built at Paradise Point, near Karachi in the Sindh province - construction started in 2015 at unit-2 and in 2016 at unit-3 - and the reactor internals at unit-2 were installed in January 2019. The reactors are expected to be commissioned in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

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