China to trial use of nuclear energy for district heat supply

By District Energy posted 14 days ago

  

Ding Xiaoxiao, China Plus

Diagram of China's first demonstration project utilizing nuclear energy to generate heat for residential buildings and for industrial purposes in north China. [Photo: thepaper.cn]Diagram of China's first demonstration project utilizing nuclear energy to generate heat for residential buildings and for industrial purposes in north China. [Photo: thepaper.cn]

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China will build its first demonstration project for the utilization of nuclear energy to power district heat supply in north China, in a collaboration between China General Nuclear Power Group and Tsinghua University.

The project, reported by thepaper.cn on Wednesday, will use a low temperature NHR200-II reactor to generate heat for residential buildings and for industrial purposes.

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