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South China Sea set for 20 floating nuclear power plants

China National Nuclear Power (CNNP) has announced plans to build 20 floating nuclear power stations in a bid to reinforce its influence in the South China Sea. 

The Chinese government claims an area up to 1500 miles from its shores but the claim is contested by neighbouring countries and the US.

China floating nuclear barge Spearheading the move will be a new company based in Shanghai formed by five existing companies, led by CNNP and Shanghai Electric Power. It will have a registered capital of $150m.  

Full story at Power Engineering International . 


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