19 CNNC nuclear power units anticipated to achieve full marks on WANO composite index
Up to 19 of China National Nuclear Corporation’s (CNNC) nuclear power units would be likely to get full marks on a 100-point evaluation by WANO (World Association of Nuclear Operators) in December 2021, according to the latest performance indicator calculation rules. A total of 22 CNNC nuclear power units met the calculation conditions of the WANO composite index, with their average index reaching a record high of 99.51 and performance reaching advanced levels.
The 19 units are:
Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the Qinshan No 2 nuclear power plant;
Units 1 and 2 at the Qinshan No 3 nuclear power plant;
Unit 1 at the Fangjiashan nuclear power plant;
Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant;
Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the Fuqing nuclear power plant;
Units 1 and 2 at the Changjiang nuclear power plant; and
Units 1 and 2 at the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant.
Note: WANO indicators are a common indicator system for the global nuclear power industry, composed of 14 individual indicators and a composite index. They evaluate nuclear power plants' comprehensive performance in terms of nuclear safety, power generation management, power plant equipment reliability, and industrial safety in a quantitative manner.
- China Institute of Atomic Energy
- Nuclear Power Institute of China
- Southwestern Institute of Physics
- China Nuclear Power Operation Technology Corporation, Ltd.
- China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd.
- China Institute for Radiation Protection
- Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology (BRIUG)
- China Institute of Nuclear Industry Strategy (CINIS)
- China Nuclear Mining Science and Technology Corporation