China started construction of a mini-nuclear power plant

China started construction of a mini-nuclear power plant of its own design. The first mini-nuclear power plant with ACP-100 “Linloon” reactor will be built on the island of Hainan.

As noted by the International Radio of China, the capacity of nuclear power plants can be about 100 MW. It is also reported that mini-nuclear power plants are planned to be used for power supply and heating of individual residential areas.

Also, the International Radio of China informs that ACL-100 “Linloon” is the world’s first mini-reactor that received all the necessary IAEA authorization documents.