Challenges New Entrant Countries Face in Establishing a Nuclear Program
33rd Annual CNS Conference - 2012 June 10-13

Presented at:
33rd Annual CNS Conference
2012 June 10-13
Saskatoon, Canada
Session Title:
Plenary V: Nuclear Industry Power Developments: The Renaissance

Jay Brister (CH2M Hill)


The AP1000 is currently under construction in both China and the US with the first one scheduled to come on line in late 2013. 

Nuclear power is a proven, safe, plentiful and clean source of power generation, and Westinghouse Electric Company, the pioneer and global leader in nuclear plant design and construction, is ready with the AP1000™ pressurized water reactor (PWR). The AP1000, based on the proven performance of Westinghouse-designed PWRs, is an advanced 1154 MWe nuclear power plant that uses the forces of nature and simplicity of design to enhance plant safety and operations and reduce construction costs. 

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