China plans to build 30 overseas nuclear plants by 2030


China aims to build 30 nuclear power units in countries involved with its Silk Road Initiative by 2030 as it looks to cash in its new 1000 mw nuclear reactor technology being built in Pakistan.

The China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) has reached bilateral agreements on nuclear energy cooperation with countries including Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Britain, France and Jordan, its President Sun Qin said today. China is building two 1000 mg nuclear power plants in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi at a cost of USD 6.5 billion.