Taishan Nuclear Plant

The Backstory: Two years of holding Taishan nuclear plant accountable

6 July 2018

For more than two years FactWire has been hard at work in bringing transparency to the opaque Taishan project

Troubled Taishan nuclear plant secretly comes online despite defects

18 June 2018
It comes less than six months after FactWire revealed cracks in important components of the same reactor, including a defective reactor vessel head that is set to remain in use for seven years

French official documents reveal flaw in another Taishan nuclear plant component

21 December 2017
Testing has found excessive carbon in the lid of a steam generator, making it prone to cracking

Welding defects in deaerator at Taishan nuclear plant known to manufacturer in production stage, documents show

14 December 2017
Harbin Boiler, the manufacturer, apparently has faced technical challenges since as early as 2012

Cracks found in key component of Taishan nuclear power plant during tests

12 December 2017
The revelation comes amid worries about further delays for the project
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