Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Construction of a third nuclear power reactor at Pakistan's Chashma site officially started on 29 May, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The Chashma Nuclear Power Plant unit 3, also known as Chasnupp 3, is a 340 MWe pressurized water reactor (PWR) being constructed by China. It is expected to start commercial operation in 2016. There are already two 300 MWe PWRs at Chashma, also supplied by China.
Posted by Michele Kearney at 12:24 PM