HPR1000 for Chasma 5

HPR1000 for Chasma 5

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) signed a cooperation agreement on the construction of a HPR1000 Hualong One reactor at the Chashma nuclear power plant.


“According to the agreement, CNNC will build a 1,000 MW class nuclear power unit with HPR1000 technology at the Chashma Nuclear Power Plant in Pakistan,”. The reactor will be the seventh nuclear power unit that China has exported to Pakistan and the third HPR1000.


Chashma is already home to four Chinese-built CNP-300 units, while two HPR1000 units are under construction at Pakistan’s Karachi nuclear power plant.

The HPR1000 has also been proposed for construction at Bradwell in the UK, where it is undergoing Generic Design Assessment.

Chashma 5 will be constructed by CNNC subsidiary CNNC-China Zhongyuan Engineering Company.

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Elaine Li (李益楠) is Marketing Manager for the Chinese Market. With ten years of experience in the nuclear power market, Elaine is experts for the certification of safety equipment (HAF 604 and 601) and marketing intelligence.