Fuqing NPP in Fujian Province  DateTime:2011-10-22

Location: Qianxue Village, Sanshan Town, Fuqing City, Fujian Province

Reactor Type: Advanced M310

Capacity: 6×1080 MW  

Construction began: November 21st, 2008

Date of commercial operation: from 2014 to 2018 as planned

Contractors: China Nuclear Industry 24th Construction Co., Ltd for civil work;

China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Co., Ltd for installation work


Fuqing NPP, with six 1000MWe PWR units, are programmed in general and built by stages. Fuqing NPP Phase Ⅰincludes two units and the total investment reaches 26.76 billion RMB. Unit one was commenced on November 21st, 2008. Fujian Fuqing Nuclear Power Co., Ltd is in charge of the whole construction, commissioning, operation and management of the plant.

Fuqing NPP is located on the front side of Qiwei Maintain in Qianxue Village, sanshan Town, Fuqing City, Fujian Province, in which the geological structure is stable and the geographic and geomorphic conditions is good, fresh water and cooling water is easily available. The plant site is applicable to the construction of various types of reactors.

Scientific development will be implemented during the construction of Fuqing NPP. And the nuclear power development principle “self-reliance, international cooperation, technology introduction and localization promotion” will be followed. The requirements of “unify technology line and apply advanced technology” will also be satisfied. Management innovation and technology innovation will be focused and each link to “self-design, self-procurement, self-construction and self-management” will be valued. Mode of specialized company under EPC will be adopted. With nuclear industrial spirits and profound nuclear safety culture, Fuqing NPP will be safely completed.

Linking the“Yangtze River Delta” and “Pearl River Delta”, Fujian Province, as the economic center of the west region of Taiwan Strait, is economically developing fast and is in a large demand for electricity. Fuqing NPP will be of great help to the power supply of the region and push forward the economic development of the region. In addition, it will meet the electricity and environment-protection requirements and contribute to the energy structure adjustment and economic development of Fujian Province and Eastern China.