China News Service, Dalian, June 23 (Reporter Yang Yi) At 21:35 on the 23rd, with the completion of the 168-hour trial operation test, Unit 6 of the Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Station was officially ready for commercial operation, marking the first nuclear power plant in Northeast China, The Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant Phase I and Phase II, the largest power investment project in Northeast China, has a total of 6 units fully put into operation, becoming the largest nuclear power plant in China in terms of installed capacity.
Hongyanhe Nuclear Power was invested and established by China General Nuclear Power Group, State Power Investment Group, and Dalian City Investment Holding Group according to the share ratio of 45:45:10. The project started construction in August 2007, and a total of 6 nuclear power units were built.
The four units of the first phase of the project were all completed and put into commercial operation in 2016; the construction of units 5 and 6 of the second phase of the project started in 2015, and the unit 5 was put into production on schedule on July 31, 2021.
According to the introduction of the Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant, with Unit 6 ready for commercial operation, the total installed capacity of the six units in the first and second phases of the Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant exceeds 6.71 million kilowatts, making it the largest nuclear power plant currently in operation in China.
Since Unit 1 was put into operation in 2013, the on-grid power of the Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Station has remained stable and rising.
The annual power generation of the six units of Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant can reach 48 billion kWh, accounting for about 20% of the electricity consumption of the whole society in Liaoning Province. Compared with coal-fired power plants of the same scale, it is equivalent to reducing the consumption of standard coal by about 14.52 million tons. , reducing carbon dioxide emissions by about 39.93 million tons, equivalent to planting 108,000 hectares of forest.
Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant said that in the new stage after full commercial operation, Hongyanhe Nuclear Power will give full play to the advantages of clean energy and contribute to the comprehensive revitalization of Northeast China, ensuring national energy security and building a beautiful China.