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February 2012

"China's Commercial Reactors"

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Nuclear Engineering International, China Supplement

By Jonathan Hinze and Yun Zhou, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom

China's approach to civil nuclear power reactor development will determine the overall tenor of its nuclear power programme long into the future. Its approach, both domestically and through imports, is analyzed, with a focus on the next decade of deployment.



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February 2011

"Is China Ready for Its Nuclear Expansion?"

Journal Article, Energy Policy, issue 2, volume 39

By Yun Zhou, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, Christhian Rengifo, Peipei Chen and Jonathan Hinze

This paper aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the Chinese nuclear energy program and policy, reviewing its past, present, likely future developments, as well as to consider potential challenges that deserve further attention. This paper will explore reasons that have caused the existing industry, describe China's nuclear bureaucracy and decision making process to understand how different stakeholders play a role in China's nuclear energy development. This study concludes that China's existing nuclear program and industry, in combination with its current stable economic and political environment, provides a sound foundation for the planned nuclear expansion. However, challenges which are crucial to the success of the nuclear expansion will need to be addressed.



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