Premier Li Keqiang presided over an executive meeting of the State Council on the 13th of August, at which it was decided to approve the Fujian Zhangzhou Phase II and the Guangdong Lianjiang Phase I nuclear power projects.
Zhangzhou II will include two Hualong No. 1 nuclear power units with a rated power of 1212MW each. Lianjiang I will include two 3rd generation CAP1000 nuclear power units (1250MW each).
According to GlobalData, China had 19 reactors under construction, 43 reactors awaiting permits, and 166 reactors announced as of the end of 2021.