Russia to build nuclear power plants in China

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation announced that they will build new nuclear power plants in China, TASS reported.

In a statement released following a meeting between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang, Rosatom announced that, "Several power units are planned to be built on new sites in China.”

Russia and China have already been cooperating in the sphere of nuclear energy for several years, and Russian specialists were active in the construction of the first two power units of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Station. Two more power units are currently under construction at the site.

The two countries now plan to develop cooperation on projects using fourth-generation nuclear technology, namely floating nuclear power plants and fast-neutron reactors.

  Russia, China